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Top Investment Management Trends of 2017

by Damien Troy Damien Troy is a Great Author

This year specifically, we have seen a range of changes and development when it comes to investment management. These changes are involved in all kinds of different fields, such as buyer behaviour as the millennials are having a greater impact on the industry, as well as changes in investment management software . With these small tweaks having a much larger impact on investment management as they progress, it’s important to keep yourself updated on the current trends.

The Millennial Impact

As this generation becomes more prominent in today’s society, it’s important that you prioritise these clients above all others, as they will be the ones making the most changes to buying behaviour. Investors tend to prefer a passive approach when it comes to how they handle their occupation. Of course, investors feel as though they need to use an active approach in other areas of work as well, but instead of this, investors should replace this with the former. To add to this, the Department of Labour’s new fiduciary rule will encourage passive investments as that tackles clients who fall in the millennial bracket. Millennials usually take a different approach when it comes to investment due to the role of social media in their lifestyle, which will have an influence on how they use financial services, making it crucial that you adapt your investment style to cater for this generation.

Changes in Technology

As the years go by, the technology in the world advances, and therefore it’s no surprise that investment management has become even more technologically orientated. A number of investors use Blockchain as a method of tracking financial changes; however, this investment management software should become more focused on commercial implementation this year. New, innovative technology also means that as of 2017, many investment managers are mixing data analytics with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The reason behind this is because it provides them with a more detailed insight into how successful their investments are. It’s also becoming more apparent that investors from all sectors are using robo-advisers to assist them with their investment career. This involves an automated adviser that provides online investment management services, helping yourself and also clients across the board.

The Rise of Global Investments

Long-term growth plans for those in the industry managing the assets are expected to grow to over $100 trillion by 2020, due to a compound growth rate of 6%. Now that businesses are becoming more international and globally mobile, the assets under management (AUM) are influenced by GDP. Therefore, because of these changes in the industry, regulatory policies are predicted to challenge growth. Now that we have seen increasing growth in the investment industry, there will be a greater demand for South American, Asian, African and Middle Eastern markets. These changes have appeared extremely quickly, and therefore the AUM in these different economies is likely to grow faster than we would expect.

Therefore, because of all of these factors combined, there are going to be a lot of adaptations for investors to make, as patterns in their analytics will reflect the changes that are occurring. If you would like to be making secure profits for your organisation and thus make wise investments, ensure that you keep updated on the investment management trends.


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