Cookie Settings

Insights

COP26: The last chance saloon

By Stephanie Kelly, Head of Asiri, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter, ESG

We identify why progress towards the Paris goals has been insufficient and what needs to change in Glasgow in November 2021 to put things right.

Read more

UK equities: which side are you on?

By Andrew Millington, Head of UK Equities, Aberdeen Standard

Embark Adviser newsletter

It feels like the investment world is divided into two camps at the moment. Are you a quality/growth investor or a value investor? You’re one or the other, so pick your team. And that’s as true in the UK equities market as anywhere else, right now.

Read more

BlackRock: Why UK equities? Why not?

By Embark Group Administrator

Embark Adviser newsletter

As UK equity investors we often allude to the attractions of the UK equity market for long term investors. Despite key attractions, the UK market has certainly faced its fair share of challenges over recent years, and has underperformed global equity markets more broadly. BlackRock believe that now could be the time for investors to seriously consider the opportunity offered by the UK.

Read more

Zettabytes of cash - is it time to rethink data?

By Harry Waight, Portfolio Manager, BMO General Asset Management

Embark Adviser newsletter

People have competed since time immemorial for resources or precious commodities. But throughout much of history, those most sought after were physical. Today perhaps the most precious resource of all is one you can’t even lay your hands on: data. And some of the largest, most profitable companies ever built specialise in collecting, moving, storing, studying and deriving insight from this data. They sit on digital goldmines.

Read more

Real Return: why copper is king

By Suzanne Hutchins, Investment leader, Real Return team, BNY Mellon

Embark Adviser newsletter

Copper is a hot commodity and it could become even more important over the next decade. With innovation more reliant on 5G technology and a shift towards environmentally conscious transport modes, copper will be necessary to facilitate global change, according to Suzanne Hutchins of the Newton-managed Real Return strategy.

Read more

Nine ways to counter the lifetime allowance freeze

By Scott Sinclair, Embark Group

Embark Adviser newsletter

With the government freezing the lifetime allowance (LTA) until April 2026, more clients could be caught by the charge as the next few years roll by. After calculating which clients are at risk of exceeding the limit, what options are there to counter the freeze?

Read more