Return of the Mean: An Asset Management Perspective
Global asset management continues to be fueled by a bull market that is entering its 10th year. Yet, as the economic outlook has dimmed, managers will have to adjust to succeed—not only to a change in economic growth but also to a rapid transformation in technology, data analytics, and investor demand. How are successful managers responding to these shifts in product demand, the growth in individual assets, and the evolving regulatory and technology environments? Which emerging technologies are expected to drive success and distinction in an increasingly competitive pack? And will investors' focus on low-cost passive investments come at a price as quantitative tightening and market volatility do away with the markets' persistent upward march?