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Some thoughts on FinTok and financial education

Mortgages. Student loans. Tax allowances. Investment strategies. Credit card debt. Pensions. Buy-now-pay-later offers. When you’re fresh out of college and starting a new chapter, the world of financial services can be a very confusing place. One where, despite years of education in…

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A fresh perspective on Asia Wealth Management

There is no doubt that Asia could offer great growth opportunities in wealth management—for both local players and international firms. Just consider for a moment the economic strengths and dynamic developments across a variety of different countries and markets that are driving…

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Thoughts on key investment operations trends for 2022

These days, it’s almost a cliché to say that the asset management industry is facing unprecedented change in scope, scale and pace. But there happens to be some truth in it. I believe that there are three interrelated drivers that account for…

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Testing your sustainability DNA

Leadership teams across Capital Markets increasingly hold responsible values and good environmental, social and governance (ESG) intentions. This is true not only for many of the new products they develop but also for their own organizations, for very good reasons. However, some…

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Three ways to reduce attrition of HNW investors

Two striking statistics emerged from Accenture’s recent Wealth Management Consumer Report: Almost 90% of High Net Worth (HNW) investors from our survey with $10 million or more in personal wealth, felt the advice provided to them by their advisor was too generic.…

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How to serve clients across different wealth tiers

Over the past eighteen months, we’ve seen some of the biggest global players and mid-tier firms in wealth management announce major changes to their wealth strategies and operating models. The common theme? A partial or full merging of high-end private banking with…

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Three thoughts on the rise of retail investors

There’s an enormous wave of new investors who are currently changing the brokerage industry in the U.S. Last year alone, it’s estimated that one-third of the U.S. stock market trading was initiated by retail investors.1 In 2020, 15% of investors in the…

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Brand is who you are, not what you sell

Talk to an asset management professional who has been in the business over time, and they’ll tell you about an era where an asset management firm’s brand was rarely discussed. That seems like ancient history now, doesn’t it? A whopping 99% of…

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How far could Big Techs go in wealth management?

In a recent Accenture survey, 69% of wealth management consumers in the U.S. and Canada said they would consider using Google, Apple or Facebook to manage their money if these channels featured a wealth and money management offering.1 Apparently many clients today…

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The untapped potential of social media for investment banks

In early 2021, an army of amateur investors sent shockwaves around Wall Street. Coordinating themselves over the social media site Reddit, they ramped up the share price of the video game retailer GameStop, leaving several financial institutions nursing losses.¹ This sequence of…

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