By David Amarayan (pictured), Founder and CEO, Balchug Capital – We are living through one of the worst economic shocks in history. The volatility is dizzying and the territory is uncharted. The scale of market movements and the amounts of fiscal stimulus governments are applying have never been seen before, and nor have many of the phonemena we are witnessing, such as negative oil prices.
By Allan Lane (pictured), Algo-Chain – We live in strange times; many countries have seen business come to a complete and utter standstill and yet in many instances the equity markets continue with gay abandon. In this new paradigm, perhaps best described as a once in a lifetime fish tank, some equity markets are performing much better than others.
ITI Capital, a global financial services provider for institutional investors and private clients, has launched a new digital wealth management offering for investors during the Covid-19 crisis.
Apex Group Ltd, a global financial services provider, and BITE Investments (BITE), a fintech providing high net worth investors (HNWIs) with access to alternative investments, are partnering to deliver enhanced solutions to the Asian asset management market.
Morningstar’s Director of Global ETF Research, Ben Johnson, agree with the spirit of an industry coalition proposal to improve the labelling of ETPs, but not the specifics…
Although the coronavirus outbreak has affected the market, the global robo-advisory industry is still expected to maintain its growth this year.
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched its first unlisted thematics index fund targeted at the UK retail market – the Legal & General Global Robotics and Automation Index Fund (the Fund), to service a growing client demand.
What is it about collecting that forces someone to want everything on a list once they have engaged with their first item of that kind? One needs to only think of either record collectors or train spotters to know this habit can get out of control. Oddly enough this line of thinking also applies to investing - once you have traded one US Equity Sector ETF, then one’s inner voice compels you to keep looking at all of them.
To overcome challenges brought on by Covid-19, advisory firms are making better use of the technologies available to maintain their client relationships and drive greater efficiency, according to new data released by Intelliflo and new research from its Covid-19 Impact Poll.
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, UK independent financial advisers (IFAs) have seen a sharp rise in the number of investors seeking to tackle environmental concerns and improve society through their investments.
Investment decisions based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are growing in popularity among investors, despite a limited understanding of what they entail, research has found.
Investors should be looking at the new breed of ‘dividend heroes’ as traditional UK income paying businesses suspend or scrap their dividends in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to Helen Bradshaw, portfolio manager at Quilter Investors.