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Crypto’s long winter: contagion emphasises crypto’s fragility as regulators step in to protect consumers

The dramatic fall of FTX has exposed many weaknesses in the structure of crypto markets. As regulators look to assert…

Inflation in 2023: wealth managers prepare to prove their credentials

For the first time since the 1980s, inflation has soared towards double digits in much of the developed world. This…

Edinburgh Reforms: rare good news for crypto investors

The Edinburgh Reforms are the first set of post-Brexit changes to UK financial regulations with the aim of unlocking investment…

Edinburgh Reforms: signs are positive for UK wealth management

The Edinburgh Reforms are the first set of post-Brexit changes to UK financial regulations with the aim of unlocking investment…

2023 predictions: Wealth manager tech spend to surge

Analysing the trend in profits and expenses at major international banks with substantial wealth management divisions points to a big…

Robo-advisors will be forced to review their strategies as inflation bites

Robo-advice has become a buzzword – especially during the pandemic. However, compared to other investment avenues, growth in this space…

More exchanges will need to follow Binance transparency push

The chaos at popular crypto exchange FTX has the potential to materially damage the market for cryptocurrencies in a way…

Direct crypto investments trump crypto ETFs for HNW investors

As larger players come round to the idea of cryptocurrency, or crypto, they are typically introducing crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs).…

ESG is strongest in North America but growing everywhere

The environmental, social, and governance (ESG) theme is flourishing within the HNW space. While there are regional differences, growth can…

Wealth managers need to address greenwashing now

ESG is flourishing within the HNW space, with 26% of HNW assets allocated to ESG investments. However, greenwashing remains a…