Embark has launched a "low-cost" investment platform for financial advisers with which it is "seeking to materially disrupt the current platform market".
Embark said the platform, set-up on FNZ technology, will help advisers deliver a "cost-effective" service to clients, as it is focused on individuals with between £25,000 and £150,000 to invest. The platform...
Bond investors spent most of last year transitioning towards a more fundamentally driven approach to selecting assets.
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
We expect to see continued market volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty in the UK throughout 2019, not least due to Brexit.
US stocks had a turbulent last quarter in 2018 and have been somewhat volatile since the start of this year.
While we are stock-pickers, we do not ignore the business cycle; analysing it helps us determine when to allocate capital to certain companies.