The lawyer and human rights activist flagged the role of business leaders in leading the fight for racial and gender equality, while also revealing how the death of her father and her unorthodox childhood shaped her beliefs.
Work is underway - at last - to standardise the way growth and defensive assets are classified. The hope is that this will not only provide more certainty around portfolio construction, says David Bell, but enhance the way we define, measure and communicate risk.
Despite the benefits of globalisation and capitalism, wealth inequality has created conflicts that can only be addressed with bipartisan policy and a focus on the common good, according to the high-profile hedge fund manager and philanthropist.
While Australians are more conservative in their investment outlook, Schroders CEO Chris Durack says they still might be in for disappointment. Spare a thought for investors in the Americas, who expect a total return of 13.1 per cent per annum over the next five years.
Private equity will play a more prominent role in the construction of portfolios, with characteristics of traditional defensive asset classes put to the test and volatility becoming a feature of public markets.
There is little doubt that the combination of support and stimulus measures has helped the economy by maintaining consumption and spending, writes Roger Montgomery. Less certain, however, is whether the current level of fiscal support will continue.