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BNY Mellon’s list of investment themes includes shale, emerging market politics and healthcare

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

BNY Mellon, an investment management and investment services company, believes that shale gas, emerging markets’ political agendas, healthcare in the U.S. and emerging markets, out-of-fashion property areas and listed real estate securities should be part of the current investment themes.

Nicolas Kopitsis, Managing Director at BNY Mellon Investment Management's representative office in Zurich, Switzerland, recently talked to Sona Blessing on Opalesque Radio.

BNY Mellon's themes for 2014 include the U.S. shale revolution, which, Kopitsis says, is going to be a very big theme for the global economy.

INdeed, Shale gas in the United States is rapidly increasing as an available source of natural gas. In 2000 shale gas provided only 1% of U.S. natural gas production; by 2010 it was over 20% and the U.S. government's Energy Information Administration predicts that by 2035, 46% of the United States' natural gas supply will come from shale gas.

Also, the elections in Turkey, Brazil, India and South Africa will be important.

Turkey’s ruling AK Party swept to success wi......................

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