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HNWIs fear tax rises

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 13:47

Our thoughts turn to the UK’s general election this week – a subject that can’t really be avoided at the moment, despite what one’s feelings might be on the subject. We bring you two pieces with a different approach to the great subject. The first is a survey from Saunderson House which reveals that high net worth investors are most concerned about an increase in taxes, coming in at 3.8 out of five major concerns in the study.  »

Ready investor one?

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 13:37

Scott McKenna of ETFLogic writes on the recent video game ETF launch… »

Global ETF launches 07-14.11.19

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 13:09

Following a couple of quiet weeks, new funds are back with a bang (or perhaps that should be FANG?) with a new ETN from REX Shares based on the NYSE FANG+ index of the world’s 10 biggest innovation firms. Elsewhere, BNP Paribas launched five new Easy ETFs, ProShares expanded its lineup of dividend growth ETFs, and BlackRock debuted Europe’s first ESG high yield Bond UCITS ETFs. »

Nasdaq launches OptionsPlay to educate Nordic investors on options trading

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 10:35

Nasdaq is to launch of an options education program based on actionable trading ideas and content to the Nordic investment community, in partnership with OptionsPlay. »

Quilter Cheviot continues to grow its investment management team

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 10:34

Quilter Cheviot has added to its investment management team with the appointments of Daniel Jolliffe and Murray Gillan in Jersey and Glasgow respectively.   »

Richard Greenwood, PGIM

PGIM Fixed Income adds four to UK team

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 10:29

PGIM Fixed Income, a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets with USD838 billion in assets under management as of 30 September 2019, has hired four professionals into its growing London-based team.  »

Two Sigma launches portfolio risk management solution for institutional investors

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 16:51

Two Sigma has launched Venn, a cloud-based investment analysis software platform. Venn was introduced initially on a limited, invite-only basis, but is now available to institutional investors and wealth managers among others. »

Allan Lane, AlgoChain

Election tactics could reveal potential returns

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 16:45

Uncertainty is par for the course in the period running up to an election, but, says Allan Lane (pictured), co-founder of ETF data provider Algo-Chain, “whatever the outcome, in investment terms, the asset classes that will be most affected in the forthcoming general election will be UK equities and fixed income, particularly inflation-linked and corporate bonds, as well as UK-focused property funds.” »

Invstr launches Invstr Academy

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 16:44

Investing app Invstr has launched Invstr Academy, an interactive and gamified learning experience that enables total beginners to become confident investors. »

Maurice Turnor Gardner appoints BCLP partner

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 13:50

Maurice Turnor Gardner (MTG), a boutique private wealth law firm, has appointed Paul Whitehead as a partner, effective early 2020. Whitehead joins from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner where he is currently a partner in the Tax & Private Client practice. »


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