Dermot Campbell, chief executive of Kuber Ventures, takes a closer look at how technology can help advisers assess tax-efficient investment products.
TD Direct Investing's McGrade responds to criticism
Nick Wilson, chairman of the Qatar Investment Fund, on how best to navigate investment company discounts.
There seems to be a curious symmetry between Donald Trump's plans for growth and those of the 'evil, trade dumpers' based in China.
One of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) interesting suggestions in its Asset Management Market Study is the idea of independent oversight committees.
Barclays' plans to launch a low-cost investment platform - Barclays Direct Investing - unveiled last week are likely to herald the launch of similar services from rival providers in the near future, with widespread repercussions for the investment industry....
Lack of focus on management
Let us dream up an investment solution for what I call the 'wary mass affluent investor'. They have decided that holding too much cash is increasingly pointless, have been scared senseless by talk of a bond rout, and think yields of 2% to 4% are frankly...
Response to FCA's Asset Management Market Study
Rewarding younger talent
The most overused phrase this year: 'the market hates uncertainty'
After Donald Trump's win, the cynic might begin to wonder what it will take to shock equity investors into a full-blown sell-off.
'Damning critique of active funds'
At the end of October, the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nikkei announced they are to launch a new index - the JPX-Nikkei Mid and Small Cap Index - in early 2017.
Changes in legislation and increased focus by HM Revenue & Customs on types of investment within the enterprise investment scheme (EIS) sector have exposed a big dichotomy in the market - and it comes down to a question of risk, writes Kuber Ventures...
For the first time in many years, central banks' mettle is about to be tested. This will happen most obviously in the US and UK but also in the eurozone.
There was the ominous ringing of the latest death knell for pensions when the end of the 'triple lock' was floated recently.
Is the FTSE 100 a classic cyclical play or a quality stock lover's nirvana? The index is seen by many as an overly cyclical index, which is dependent on interest rates and oil prices, but the contrarian investor might take a different view.
Industry needs to adapt to new standards
Trump's 'reflationary trades'
So for the second time this year, we have an 'Oh, no' moment as Donald Trump wins the US Presidential Election.
Investors waking up to the news Donald Trump has won the US Presidential Election will be feeling a sense of déjà vu. We were all here before on 24 June as markets went into freefall following the Brexit vote.
For the first time in many years, the US Election has innocent bystanders transfixed. Whether by choice or simply by association, the events of the 2016 election campaign have taken much of the world by storm.