Livewire interview with Andrew Clifford and Hamish Douglass

Andrew Clifford,

Andrew co-founded Platinum in 1994 as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer, having worked alongside Kerr Neilson for several years at Bankers Trust and perfecting the craft of.. More

25 Mar 2019

James Marlay at Livewire Markets interviews our own CEO & CIO Andrew Clifford and Hamish Douglass from Magellan Financial Group to discuss our different investment approaches to global markets.

Part 1 - Interview:

Topics discussed:

  1. Understanding the similarities and differences between the investment approaches employed by Platinum and Magellan.

  2. How Andrew and Hamish view the outlook for global equities considering the current macro-economic backdrop.

  3. US vs China: Where are the best opportunities and what are the biggest misconceptions about global investing.

  4. The most exciting long-term opportunities in global equities right now.

Part 2 - Q&A:

Topics discussed:

  1. The outlook for China vs US.

  2. ​How they deal with currency when investing offshore.

  3. The impacts from the rapid rise of passive investing.

  4. Is money flowing back into Asian markets?

  5. What they perceive to be the biggest opportunity that the market is missing today.

​Andrew & Hamish also had the opportunity to pitch a question to each other and this leads to a fascinating conversation on the techniques they use to manage the behavioural biases we all suffer from.

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