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.
Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has launched of the SkyBridge Bitcoin Fund LP, which provides mass-affluent investors with an institutional-grade vehicle to gain exposure to Bitcoin.
A quarter (25 per cent) of UK adults intend to spend as much of their assets as they can while they are still alive, according to the ‘Book of Stories 2.0’, a new white paper by wealth manager Charles Stanley, which aims to help advisers navigate the challenges of intergenerational wealth transfer and engage the next generation of clients.
Vestrata, a fintech company providing integrated investment solutions, has launched having completed a USD4 million investment round.
New research from Barclays Smart Investor shows rise in women and young people investing under lockdown
A new study conducted by Barclays Smart Investor shows a rise in female and young first-time investors over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the data provider Broadridge Financial Solutions estimates that model portfolios in the US held over USD4 trillion of assets as of September 2020, and to this we can safely add another USD1 trillion if we include the UK.