FMS Newsletter
  Global public markets are off to a cautious start to 2023, with markets juggling between prospects of a hard or soft landing as financial conditions continue to tighten. Forward-looking banks and asset managers are taking a strategic view of their front-office functions to drive innovation and efficiency to take advantage of market opportunities and leapfrog competition. We are delighted to offer our latest perspectives to help clients drive profitable growth.

Ramesh Punugu, Co-head of Investment Research
Mohit Mittal, Co-head of Investment Research

  Fresh and unique: Hand-picked content carefully curated for you  
Wealth management – key trends in 2023   Sell-side research – key trends in 2023
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Learn more about the six key themes expected to play out in 2023 and beyond in the wealth management sector

  Learn more about the seven key themes expected to play out in 2023 and beyond in the sell-side research space

A new dawn for fixed income assets following an inflation-ravaged year   NATO membership bid offers Swedish defence companies a solid opportunity
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Learn why the fixed income landscape appears to be filled with opportunities for bond investors in 2023 – opportunities they have not seen since the global financial crisis

  Learn why investors should closely watch whether Sweden obtains ratification from Turkey, as investing in Swedish defence companies would generate solid returns in the coming years

Africa’s natural resources sector attracts strategic investments   Can the neobank model be value-accretive to banks?
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Learn why we believe investors should watch for opportunities in sectors such as mining and energy in Africa to benefit from positive developments there

  Learn how the agile operating structure of neobanks enables them to scale up much faster than a traditional bank

Bright spots in distressed debt investing amid rate hikes and recession fears   Investors turn to China for growth as it drops its Zero-COVID policy
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Learn why distressed investors are pursuing more niche and specialised strategies in the current distressed debt space

  Learn why investors have to remain cautious when entering China and may need a reliable local partner to help them benefit from this lucrative but difficult market

  Solution focus  
CRM analytics   Public finance research
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Optimising customer relationship management (CRM) data to derive business intelligence for decision-making

  Municipal credit and public finance research solutions that unlock value and generate actionable insights

  In the news  
American Banker: Bank thinks client relationship building still needs a human touch   Acuity Knowledge Partners launches its third delivery centre in India
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