Social investment network eToro has launched BitcoinWorldWide, a thematic portfolio based on the companies in the value chain behind bitcoin.
Organisations must work together to defend themselves against cyber-attacks, warns Chair of PIMFA Cyber Security Council
Rising global cyber security attacks being experienced by organisations, regardless of sector, size or perceived security levels is indicative of a new perfect storm that threatens all of us, the Chair of the Cyber Security Council warned delegates at PIMFA’s Financial Crime and Cyber Resilience Conference.
Hargreaves Lansdown has added the Janus Henderson UK Responsible Income and Trojan Ethical Income funds to its Wealth Shortlist.
The decision to amend the rules surrounding Guernsey’s Private Investment Fund (PIF) options is aimed at enabling more investors to take advantage of the structure, increasing the attractiveness of Guernsey as a jurisdiction of choice.
Advisor Group, a network of independent US wealth management firms, has announced the enterprise-wide rollout of two new programmess for enhancing growth for its affiliated financial advisors – with an emphasis on advisory business – as part of the firm’s fifth annual Wealth Management Symposium (WMS).
Dr James Cooke has been appointed to the Board of Ashburton (Jersey) Limited, as Director of Investments for Ashburton Investments (International). This latest appointment follows Cooke’s recent promotion to Head of Global Equities.
Over half (53 per cent) of wealth management clients are willing to pay more for personalised service, according to the 2021 EY Global Wealth Research Report.
Ethereum was a key focus of ETF launches this week, with the CI Galaxy Ethereum fund now trading on TSX allowing investors to invest directly in ether using the Bloomberg Galaxy Ethereum Index, and Coinshares teaming with 3iQ to launch the 3iQ CoinShares Ether ETF, providing exposure to the daily price movements of the USD price of ether. ESG investing remains popular, with UBS listing the UBS ETF (LU) Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Euro Area Liquid Corporates Sustainable UCITS ETF (EUR) A-acc giving investors access to the performance of euro-denominated, fixed-rate corporate bonds from the eurozone with an improved ESG profile. Elsewhere, Russian ETF provider FinEx launched the FinEx Developed Markets ex-USA UCITS fund tracking the Solactive GBS Developed Markets ex United States 200 USD Index, and Lyxor listed its first ETF on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, the Lyxor Robotics & AI UCITS ETF. Finally, in a nod to a post-Covid economic recovery as lockdowns ease, AdvisorShares listed two ETFs with dedicated exposure to the hotel and restaurant and food service industry, the AdvisorShares Hotel ETF (BEDZ) and the AdvisorShares Restaurant ETF (EATZ).
Specialist short-term luxury asset lender, Suros Capital, is adding NFTs (non-fungible tokens) to its roster of assets the company will finance.
Quilter Cheviot has appointed Jamie Maddock as an equity research analyst as it further strengthens its in-house research capabilities.