Kate Kurbanova, co-founder and COO of Apostro, writes that the decentralised finance is lacking proper risk management and security practices which prevents more institutional investors to enter the market.
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James Mee of Waverton Investment Management writes that people say that diversification is the only free lunch in finance.
Andrew Tully, technical director, Canada Life writes that advisers are crucial in supporting their client’s long-term thinking, enabling high net worth decision makers to focus on long-term objectives and encouraging them to maintain their strategic thinking.
Lily Turnbull, Head of ESG, C2 Cyber, writes that last year a record USD649 billion was invested in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) focused funds worldwide, up from the USD542 billion in 2020, according to the latest Refinitiv Lipper data. This increase means ESG funds now account for 10 per cent of global fund assets.
Olivia Dakeyne, a manager in the Themis Think Tank writes that many firms see customer due diligence (CDD) - the process of understanding who your customers are and the nature of their business - as a burdensome regulatory requirement, but, she says, it is vital as so much more than a compliance exercise.
Large corporations are playing the game with ESG. The market needs to be overhauled, writes Matthew Jellicoe, Co-Founder of OnePlanetCapital.
Steven Tredget, Partner at Oakley Capital, writes that more companies are remaining private for longer while public markets are shrinking, with profound implications for investors.
Commenting on energy price increases from the perspective of investing in the Gulf, Jubin Jose, manager of London-listed Gulf Investment Fund plc, writes that with the UK and much of Europe facing gas supply worries and surging energy prices as geo-political brinksmanship in Ukraine continues, which markets are set to benefit from this uneasy outlook?
Nikki Howes, Investment Manager, Handelsbanken writes that the firm believes that exciting investment opportunities can be found in the global megatrends driving change across the world.
Belinda Thomas, Partner and Head of Sales at Triple Point writes that the Autumn Budget came and went without any notable implications for estate planning.