What's the problem with productivity?

2018/04/27

Summary

Productivity is the key driver of global economic growth, but it has stayed puzzlingly low despite a string of high-tech innovations. Ageing societies are making matters worse. If the world doesn’t fix the productivity challenge, we may be sentenced to a lower-growth environment for years to come.

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How can active managers offer greater value to investors?

2018/04/27

Summary

It’s more important than ever for asset managers to understand their clients’ needs precisely before offering solutions. Allianz Global Investors is focused on solving our clients’ top problems by being more active, focusing more on non-financial ESG factors and making greater use of performance fees.