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.
Luma Financial Technologies (Luma), an US-based, independent, multi-issuer structured products platform, is launching into the European market with the opening of an office in Switzerland.
Digitally savvy Brits are the biggest users of tech in Europe, yet they crave more digital means of managing their money, a major new report from investment platform eToro and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) has revealed.
The inaugural BlackRock Global Family Office Survey of 185 Family Offices globally, has revealed that despite recent market turbulence and a challenging economic outlook, only 23 per cent of Family Offices intend to make material changes to their asset allocation, largely due to their long-term investment horizon.
By Paul Fairbairn, partner at Cripps Pemberton Greenish – Many commentators and market participants are, in large part due to the Covid-19 pandemic, eagerly trying to predict the government’s next move to hike taxes that would recoup the money lost through necessary initiatives like the furlough support scheme.
RiskMutation: How ACA Compliance Group is spearheading the operational response to evolving business risks following Covid-19
Business disruption, cybersecurity challenges and greater compliance burdens have long been acknowledged as being among the foremost operational challenges facing the hedge fund, private equity and investment management industries.