Rising costs and pressure on fees
Cryptocurrencies, specifically Bitcoin, have been a hot topic among the retail and professional investment community in the US.
While the value of Bitcoin has dropped significantly since the start of the year, the overall market continues to grow, writes Matthew Morris, director at Carr Consulting & Communications.
Not competing with passives
Assessing the country's ability to develop AI
Over the past few weeks, global equity investors have been in the teeth of the US earnings season.
Sentiment trumping reality
Impact on decision-making
The theme of disruption is one which excites considerable interest among investors, perhaps because many want to capitalise on 'the next big thing' and avoid disrupted companies and sectors.
With volatility returning to markets and inflation on the rise, can newer asset classes offer more protection for investor wealth?
The rise of big data in industrial and environmental end markets is essentially the coming together of two separate technology developments.
For some time, the equity market has benefitted from what has been termed a 'Goldilocks' environment.
UK equities remain out of favour with global investors and there are, without question, companies that face challenging trading conditions.
Focus on 2018
Major industry trend
Turbulent start to the year
Nicolas Ziegelasch, head of equity research at Killik & Co, explains how investors can take advantage of the growing popularity of electric cars.
Stockmarket is more concentrated
Key to maintaining a balanced approach
'Relevant' to all holdings
Big sustainability challenges being tackled