Despite the coronavirus lockdown, Nick Hutton (pictured), head of UK iShares and Wealth at fund management giant BlackRock, says he has never worked harder, spending 12 hours a day at his screen, with client activity levels higher than ever, albeit coming through the different media of a Webex call or mini-conference.
Families are becoming more open about their finances as the coronavirus crisis highlights the need to discuss wills and inheritance, new research from Handelsbanken Wealth Management shows.
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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.
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.
European private equity and alternatives investment platform Moonfare has launced a new fund offering giving individual investors access to investments in US tech firms.
Luck or careful planning – how one index provider and two ETF issuers dominate the ESG trackers listed on the London Stock Exchange
It’s fair to say the world has turned upside down since BlackRock’s Larry Fink unleashed his annual investment letter back in January. For those that have not read it, his message was simple, it is time to go all in on ESG.