Spectrum Markets’ head of marketing, Martina Hoffard writes that women in technology are underrepresented. Underpaid. Underpromoted? Better representation of women in the workplace correlates to better business outcomes; proving that what’s good for equality is good for business, she writes.
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David Wood, Managing Director of Luma’s International Business asks: “In an increasingly competitive and cost-constrained world, how do wealth managers differentiate themselves?” One way is for them to offer clients highly tailored advice, Wood says.
Hugo Thompson, Multi-Asset Investment Specialist, HSBC Asset Management writes that investing for income used to be the easiest game in town.
Henry Biddle and Martin Todd, Sustainable Global Equity Portfolio Managers, at the international business of Federated Hermes write that to do good while doing well through their portfolio, investors should consider broadening financial inclusion as a sustainable investment theme
Julian Howard, Lead Investment Director for Multi Asset Solutions, GAM Investments writes that in the famous café scene of 1995 thriller Heat Robert De Niro’s bank robber Neil McCauley faces off with Al Pacino’s obsessive cop Vincent Hanna.
Bill Nixon, Managing Partner at Maven Capital Partners writes that there has probably never been a better time to invest in VCTs.
Investors looking for attractive risk-adjusted returns over the long term might consider private equity, which has strong credentials and can offer significant diversification benefits when added to a wider portfolio of assets.
James Smith, fund manager for the Premier Miton Global Renewables Trust, Premier Miton Investors writes that back in the summer, he had argued that the reasons behind the predictions for relatively low long-term UK power prices may well be offset by other factors.
Dr Boris Rankov, Head of Digital Advisory at InvestCloud, writes that the pandemic has significantly re-shaped client expectations in wealth management, and advisers need to adapt to this new environment to ensure future success.
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?