In this series, Sam Hallinan of Nikko Asset Management examines the trends and events set to impact investing in 2018 and beyond. Sam explores the effect of a growing middle class in China, value investing in developed markets, and the role of advisers in helping their clients to achieve success over time. This series will help you to better understand the Asian story and the impact this is already having on your clients’ investments.

Videos in this series:

Part 1: 2018: Has China ‘Come of Age’?

China continues to be a big story for Australia on the back of the mining boom, however, its story of growth has now transitioned to one spurred on by a burgeoning middle class looking to tap into our services industry.

Part 2: Is There Still Value to be found in Developed Markets?

In an age where asset prices have risen steadily for years it can be difficult to uncover value. Advisers need to help their clients apply a strategic filter across their portfolios to evaluate their investments and ensure they are aligned with their goals.

Part 3: The Connected Client: What is the Expectation for Engagement?

How do you cut through the noise to make informed decisions? Nikko Asset Management questions whether the flood of information is doing more harm than good.

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