By Mark Corby, Product Manager at intelliflo – With the continued economic uncertainty brought about by the pandemic, there’s never been a more important time for financial advice. I look at how we can widen access to financial advice and encourage greater engagement with financial planning.
Two-time world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is looking to deliver a knockout blow in the NFT space with the launch of a premium collection of items including playing cards and memorabilia.
Adoption of new technology supports strong valuations for financial advisory firms, but poses significant future risk too
By Sean Page, Partner at Locke Lord – Technology was already an essential tool for the UK’s financial advisory community, but the pandemic has forced advisers to further embrace such innovation as a central way to interact with clients. This in turn has meant firms’ compliance functions have had to get up to speed quickly in order to support the front office.
By Alasdair McKinnon, Manager, The Scottish Investment Trust – Spring is a time of renewal and recovery. With vaccination programmes well underway and the outlook for the economy improving, we at The Scottish have been paying particular attention to ‘reopening’ stocks – those poised to benefit from a return to economic normality. A spring clean of our portfolio included many such investments.
By Iain Mason (pictured) – Managing Director, VG – Brexit was reported as an unpleasant shock for the Channel Islands’ trust industry, with concerns jurisdictions may find themselves caught between a transparency rock and a privacy hard place.
By William Rudebeck (pictured), Co-Founder and CEO of BITE Investments — Despite our unprecedented times and market volatility, the private equity market is experiencing steady growth. According to GlobalData’s proprietary forecast, global private equity assets under management (AUM) reached USD4.5 trillion in 2019. As of December 2020, they were estimated to be USD4.7 trillion.
Investors searching for stronger returns are turning to Far East Asia, according to the latest Investment Forces research from Charles Schwab UK.
Technology is transforming the client experience within wealth management. David Simpson (pictured), Head of EMEA at GBST, examines how firms in the sector are working to modernise legacy systems to manage 21st century digital requirements, while controlling spending and reducing risk for the industry and its participants.
eToro to become USD10.4bn publicly traded business through combination with FinTech Acquisition Corp V
eToro Group Ltd, a multi-asset investment platform is to merge with FinTech Acquisition Corp V (FinTech V), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). The combined company will operate as eToro Group Ltd and is expected to be listed on NASDAQ with a value of approximately USD10.4 billion.
The Leisure and Entertainment sector could offer investors a unique way to play the economic re-opening writes Rene Reyna (pictured), Head of Thematic ETFs and Specialty Products, Invesco.
Over 90 per cent of adviser clients satisfied with VCT experience, says Association of Investment Companies
More than nine in ten (94 per cent) adviser clients are satisfied with their experience of venture capital trusts (VCTs), according to new research from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) conducted by Research in Finance.
Nearly one-third (30 per cent) of investors will not invest in cryptocurrency because they feel they have “missed the boat”, according to a major new research study by the Parliament Street think tank.