Impact investing

New report by Lord Wei calls on investors and governments to support impactful investing

New report by Lord Wei calls on investors and governments to support impactful investing

“The Wei Forward Report”, written by Lord Wei of Shoreditch, the social entrepreneur and Conservative peer, and commissioned by Future Planet Capital, the international impact investment group, sets out how venture capital can provide the solution to harnessing university-originated innovation, enabling a next generation of entrepreneurs to supercharge efforts to solve the biggest problems like climate change, health, educations, and security issues, whilst still delivering profits for investors. 
 

In My Opinion

Investing + Influencing: How will the story end?

Investing + Influencing: How will the story end?

Russell Andrews, Global Head of Advice Solutions, SEI Asset Management Distribution, writes that when news broke of the surprising surge of trading activity in the newly-termed ‘meme stocks’, it turned a small yet growing trend of social media-influenced trading patterns into a media phenomenon and a mainstream talking point. Since then, the debate has raged, and even regulators have weighed in. But the question remains: how will the story end?

ETF EXPRESS/ASSET TV VIDEO

ESG and crypto dominate thematic ETFs

ESG and crypto dominate thematic ETFs

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.

EFAMA report

Fund managers retain only 41 per cent of the total cost paid by retail investors, EFAMA finds

Fund managers retain only 41 per cent of the total cost paid by retail investors, EFAMA finds

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.