As machines disrupt investing, people still have a role to play

Despite AI’s growth, investing still needs human adaptability and judgement, writes Schroders’ Lim

Over the past year, many of us have spent considerably more time looking at a screen than in the presence of a human being. So it seems fitting to ask just how far our dependency on computers may go. In investing, this question can be translated as: will artificial intelligence, or AI, entirely replace human decision-making?

I believe that for the foreseeable future, the answer is no. Though our roles will certainly evolve in the future, investment will continue to require human adaptability

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