With volatility returning to markets and inflation on the rise, can newer asset classes offer more protection for investor wealth?
Focus on alternative sector
The rise of big data in industrial and environmental end markets is essentially the coming together of two separate technology developments.
Electric vehicles among top themes
Rise of ESG in fund screening
2017 was a bad year to invest in a new structured product. In an ideal world (where volatility is high and markets have fallen), new structured products can deliver higher potential returns and lower market entry points.
Enormous gains since listing
As is well known, one of the most attractive qualities of venture capital trusts (VCTs) is their ability to pay tax-free dividends.
Market's reputation is being rebuilt
From Canaccord Genuity
Nicolas Ziegelasch, head of equity research at Killik & Co, explains how investors can take advantage of the growing popularity of electric cars.
Nationalisation debate a key issue
The popularity of the climate and environment space has grown exponentially in recent years, with investors increasingly recognising the multiple drivers supporting this long-term megatrend.
Speculative asset bubbles have been reported since Roman times. They doubtless go even further back, because they stem from an intrinsic flaw in human nature: we like to think that we are onto a winner - and when we are, we do not like to consider that...
The disruptive industries of robotics, automation and artificial intelligence have come to the fore over recent years, with headlines commonplace, including driverless cars reducing road accidents, intelligent fridges doing your shopping and robots increasing...
How will it affect the oil price?
Leasing trusts come up top
As equity valuations appear ever more stretched, and with rate rises in the US imminent and geopolitical concerns increasingly in focus, one hedge fund strategy in particular stands out as compelling.
As we approach Q4 2017, we believe commercial real estate should continue to see healthy operating fundamentals in most global markets amid solid economic growth, steady job creation, reasonable new supply levels, and monetary conditions that are likely...
An investment opportunity with unlimited upside potential, but with limited downside risk?
Ceremony will take place on 20 October
Ranging from £8m to £29m
Many investors have come to rely on asset allocations modelled on the old economic order: decades of globalisation, falling inflation, slowing economic growth and declining interest rates.