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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday left rates unchanged and lowered its economic forecasts. Moving from a 2.3% GDP growth estimate to a 2.1%, as well as upping unemployment numbers from 3.5% to the still low 3.7%. It also signaled it was done hiking rates for the year.
Latin American institutions continue to adopt ETFs at record levels according to the third annual Latin American Exchange-Traded Funds Study from Greenwich Associates, with ETF allocation now 18% of total assets in 2018. This is up from 13% in 2017 and just 8% in 2016.
BigSur Partners – a global investment and wealth management company headquartered in South Florida with more than $1B in assets under management and a provider of investment advising services throughout Latin America, the United States and globally – alongside NYU Stern School of
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Monday that it settled charges against 79 investment advisers who will return more than $125 million to clients, with a substantial majority of the funds going to retail investors. The actions stem from the SEC’s Share Class Selection Disclosur
Loomis, Sayles & Company, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, announced that Justin Teman has joined the firm as Director, LDI solutions.
Marisa L. Hernandez will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer at BigSur Partners effective March 18.
According to FlexFunds, trade wars, a slowdown in global economic growth, longevity or disruptive technological advances are some of the factors of greatest uncertainty in the market, which might eventually give rise to volatility episodes, such as those occurred in 2018.
Roque Calleja will move to New York next April, as Head of BlackRock Alternative Specialists (BAS) for Latin America.
In mid-2018, the IMF warned that, for the first time in history, global debt had reached 225% of world GDP. Due to central banks’ QE, global debt is today more than three times higher than the level of 20 years ago.
Florida has been identified as a US states that will be under threat from global warming. Future challenges come in the form of more intense hurricanes and tropical storms, sea-level rises and extreme heat.