There has been a matching extraordinary price increase in one of the most volatile investment asset classes: cryptocurrencies, and especially bitcoin. Here we consider four important questions for cryptocurrency investors and some of the fundamental legal and regulatory crypto issues.
By David Amaryan (pictured), Founder of Balchug Capital – The global Covid-19 pandemic cast a long shadow over 2020. But now 2021 promises to be a year of opportunities. Mass vaccinations, unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimuli, and record low interest rates – these and other factors all create an exceptionally hospitable environment for markets to thrive and will create significant investment opportunities for wealth advisers and their clients to exploit.
PIMFA, the trade association for wealth management, investment services and the investment and financial advice industry, is calling on the Government to take the opportunity offered by the completion of Brexit to reshape the regulatory environment for financial services in the UK.
Polling conducted by cryptocurrency platform TotemFi reveals that the confidence of the majority of retail investors (54 per cent) has been unaffected by recent market volatility.
Family offices in Europe are continuing to review their portfolios in response to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest issue of The Cerulli Edge – Global Edition.
Londoners are huge cryptocurrency fans, having bought more of the digital asset than any other region in the UK, according to a new national survey, while cautious Scots have bought the least.
Digital payments provider Skrill, part of the integrated payments platform Paysafe, has announced a new feature for its digital wallet that enables users to withdraw funds directly to a cryptocurrency address of their choice.
Sixty-three per cent of UK investors plan to buy bitcoin for the first time or increase their holding in the digital currency during 2021, according to new data released by financial markets platform uk.Investing.com.
Why direct investing into private equity is an attractive option for family office investors, notwithstanding the challenges
By Rosalyn Breedy (pictured), Partner, Wedlake Bell LLP – Private equity is an important asset class for family office investors principally because of the potential to earn attractive returns in a low yield interest environment but also because as an alternative asset class the returns tend not to be correlated with the public markets.
Due to a lack of listed mid-sized sustainable companies, private equity currently offers increasingly popular opportunities in the ESG space for HNWIs and institutional investors, writes Vincent Manuel (pictured), Global CIO, Indosuez Wealth Management…
Almost a third of Brits are curious about investing in cryptocurrency but are too baffled by it to take the plunge, according to a new national survey.
AFFO – the French Family Office Association – and AIFO – the Associazione Italiana Family Officer - have launched the International Federation of Family Offices (IFFO), an international alliance that seeks to bring together national family office associations from every country, in order to contribute to the international development of family office activities.