Wealth Adviser's sister title ETF Express features the first in a new series of videos with Asset TV on ETFs, opening with the thematic panel, featuring Allan Lane from Algo-Chain, creator of ETF model portfolios; Hector McNeil of ETF white labelling firm HANetf; Thomas Bailey, ETF editor from Interactive Investor and David Barfoot from thematic ETF issuer Rize ETFs.
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today released its latest Market Insights report, Perspective on the costs of UCITS. The full report breaks down the costs of UCITS, focusing on the fees charged for the different services provided along the investment fund value chain and distinguishing between the product cost for which fund managers are directly responsible, and the total cost of ownership borne by consumers, which includes the product cost as well as the costs of distribution and advice.
Tilney Smith & Williamson, the wealth management and professional services group, is this month marking its first anniversary having completed the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson 12 months ago on 1 September 2020.
Dianomi and The Dubs’ research reveals crypto and ETFs are top asset classes investors are searching for
A new report from Dianomi and The Dubs reveals the subjects investors are most interested in, via content consumption, search data and internal insights.
A new survey from independent investment consultancy, bfinance, has identified significant changes in wealth managers’ investment capabilities and practices. Firms are innovating too as they fight to maintain market share and profitability in an era of fee compression and new tech-based competition, the firm says.
For a fleeting moment normality seems to have returned to our everyday lives, even if it will be some time until we can really consider the Covid-19 pandemic to be over. Nicky Maan, CEO of Spectrum Markets explores the medium and long-term trends against the background of the potentially fragile recovery.
Lucy Aylmer talks to Matthew O'Connell, head of investment at the Bordeaux Index, about LiveTrade, the firm’s award-winning online trading platform designed to enable the buying and selling of fine wines.
Nigel Brook-Walters, European head of wealth & advisory for SEI’s Asset Management Distribution team writes that as advisers consider a post-pandemic paradigm, they have begun to place a greater emphasis on the inherent connection between health and wealth. This focus parallels a tectonic shift in which individuals have progressively become more responsible for funding their own retirements.
According to a new report released by Cult Wines, a specialist in fine wine investment and collection management, fine wine returns display remarkable stability compared to a range of other asset classes during market downturns – including the Covid-19 pandemic.
The government of Zanzibar has launched a new tax and residency programme for foreigners to live and invest in the island.
Defying the challenges posed by the pandemic, the investment adviser industry continued to experience record-breaking growth with close to 14,000 Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registered Investment Advisers (RIAs) managing USD110 trillion in assets for 60.8 million clients.
By David Cooney (pictured), Group Partner, Collas Crill – There are thousands of crypto-assets (or cryptocurrencies, as they are also known) in existence, the most established being bitcoin. There is no single definition of crypto-assets, but it can be broadly defined as a digital ticket which exists on a virtual ledger with decentralised control. Most forms of cryptocurrency use a private-public key. The public key is used to send cryptocurrency and the private key is used to access those funds.