Agents of Change Podcast Series

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With all of the latest advancements in technology and data, it can be challenging to keep up with all of the latest findings and what exactly they mean for investing.

BNY Mellon Investment Management has chosen some of the top trends transforming the world of investing today, and has interviewed fund managers from our investment firms to share their expertise and opinions on what implications these ‘agents of change’ will have on our world.

Please enjoy these seven unique podcasts, with each taking a deep dive into a different topic and how they could alter investing as we know it. 

Smartphones

Colm McDonagh  |  15 mins

Did you know that 1.56 billion smartphone were sold last year, with that number looking to increase to 1.7 billion by the end of this year? How are investors handing the demand for these gadgets and how does this coincide with emerging markets?

Insight’s Colm McDonagh gives his opinion.

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Car batteries

Naomi Waistell  |  15 mins

Electric car popularity has surged in Europe and China,
 with the US also developing more of an interest.
 With that being said, there’s still a lot of scepticism surrounding this space.

Newton’s Naomi Waistell shares her thoughts on the electric revolution below.

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Bitcoin

Aron Pataki  |  15 mins

Despite Bitcoin being around for a decade, there’s still a mystifying air that looms around it. What are the pros and cons of this unique cryptocurrency?

Newton’s Aron Pataki gives his view.

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Artificial intelligence​

April LaRusse  |  15 mins

From Siri on our iPhones to security surveillance, AI has revolutionised how technology is used today and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down in the future, but what is the best way for businesses to invest in it?

Listen to Insight’s April LaRusse as she explains the impact AI has on the corporate bond universe.

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The more you look into the potential technological impact and how companies will behave the more you realise that it will be absolutely transformational for most sectors.

Next generation cities​

Jim Lydotes  |  15 mins

New York, London, Paris and Tokyo are some of the world’s most popular cities, and with that popularity comes overcrowding. How are these cities dealing with this global issue and what will this mean for investing?

Listen to Mellon’s Jim Lydotes talk about the growing urbanisation in the world and what investment opportunities could come out of it.

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Millennials

Chris Kelly  |  15 mins

Millennials are taking over. As the largest generation in the world today, they’re some of the world’s most powerful consumers and their lifestyle desires are altering investment opportunities. How can businesses keep up with their demands?

Listen to Amherst Capital Management’s Chris Kelly predictions.

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Gig economy​

Paul Brain  |  15 mins

You’ve probably used Uber and Amazon Prime countless times, but do you know how they’ve contributed to the gig economy?

Newton’s Paul Brain discusses the impact of the gig economy and highlights the investment opportunities within it

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How big is the gig economy?  That's one of the things that's constantly asked.  And I think it's quite interesting. 

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