In association with the thematic investing pioneers Pictet Asset Management.
Thematic funds focus on some the world's fastest-growing industries such as robotics, clean energy and digital technologies. The specialist companies in these segments offer some of the most attractive investment opportunities and, as a result, investors are increasingly turning to thematic funds as an alternative to traditional global equity portfolios.
Going against the grain
Which areas can make a difference?
The popularity of ESG investing has grown significantly in recent years.
How machine learning can enhance ethical investing
Cedric Lecamp, Senior Investment Manager, at Pictet Asset Management explains how investing in technology holds the key to resolving the world's growing water shortage problems.
Long live robo-advice
Small-cap firms could provide big results for investors
Industry Voice: Ivo Weinöhrl, Pictet Asset Management, provides insights on the investment opportunities that exist within an urban environment.
The UK economy continues to grow. However, ongoing wrangling over our exit from Europe and broader domestic political uncertainty has seen growth expectations reduced to a rather uninspiring 1.2% in 2019, according to official forecasters.
Project Libra unveiled
Launched in April
Financial materiality hampering prospects
The Japanese sector driving market returns over the next ten years
Headwinds facing Made in China 2025 initiative
Usually shy of tech stocks
From the land of the free to the land of the green?
Industry Voice: Hans Peter Portner, Head of Thematic Equities at Pictet Asset Management, reveals what makes a good thematic equity investment
Investors are often drawn toward the 'next big thing' and the allure of rapid growth that comes along with it.
How AI can help – not hinder – investment processes
MVP Star Tech NG fund opens up ahead of Uber listing
Taking advantage of the 'fourth industrial revolution'
Electric car boost
How ethereum can revolutionise the property industry
Keeping up with a diverse and changing market
Making the push towards ethical investment
The constant requirements for progressive digitisation are presenting great opportunities for IT-focused businesses.
Industry Voice: Pictet Asset Management explains why investing to protect the planet's natural resources requires a deep understanding of industry's ecological footprint.
How can the regulator and cryptocurrency see eye to eye?
The themes to look out for