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Investment: Active or Passive?

Investment: Active or Passive?

The merits of active and passive investing have been debated for years. On average, 35% of active equity funds outperformed their passive counterpart in the 12 months ending June this year, according to Morningstar’s Asset/Liability Barometer, which tracks the performance of 30,000 European-domiciled funds managing €7 billion (£6 billion) in assets. Active and passive: the …

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Lessons for Developed Market Fintechs – and Banks

Lessons for Developed Market Fintechs – and Banks

In about two generations, China has grown from a predominantly agrarian country to the second largest economy in the world. This means that Zoomers and Millennials don’t even remember “old” China. The speed at which this transformation of the most populous country in the world has occurred is staggering. In the West, it took almost …

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An alternative for private investors in an uncertain market

An alternative for private investors in an uncertain market

With annual returns above 35% for more than a decade thanks to top quartile funds, venture capital (VC) has long been recognized as a high-performing asset class, but remains out of reach for most investors. private investors. The best venture capital funds are only available to the minority of investors able to write checks over …

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Want to learn how to save?  Use one of these personal finance apps

Want to learn how to save? Use one of these personal finance apps

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people out of work to think about careful financial management and the importance of saving. A PWC study found that 55-62% of Gen Xers and Millennials don’t have a cash cushion for unforeseen situations. And 49% of Americans struggle to pay their monthly utility bills. This explains the increased interest …

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