5 themes from the 2017 World Economic Forum

Huw van Steenis, Schroders’ Global Head of Strategy, shares some key observations


The mood at the World Economic Forum was the most divergent in years. Some speakers were notably positive about accelerating growth and regime change, others markedly downbeat. But whoever you spoke with, the intense political challenges from populism, globalisation, disruptive technology, the migration crisis and inequality, dominated debates. As long-term investors, where do our opportunities lie and how should we navigate our way through the fog of uncertainty that lies ahead?

Automation and jobs


Regime change

Long-term investing

Future forecasting


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