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Advice firms face some hard choices on future ecosystem

By Toby Larkman

Embark Adviser newsletter

The adviser firm ecosystem of today typically contains several building blocks. Branching out from that we see a back office/CRM system, various financial planning tools (such as cashflow and risk profiling tools), a client portal (possibly), cash management, and several platforms.

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Emerging from the winter of discontent

By Salman Ahmed, Global Head of Macro and Strategic Asset Allocation, Fidelity International

Embark Adviser newsletter

As we move through the second quarter of 2021, the global economic recovery continues apace, although market volatility and ‘mini tantrums’ are testing central bank credibility.

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Much Ado About Inflation

By Natasha Ebtehadj, Portfolio Manager, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

While it may be a comedy, Much Ado About Nothing is nevertheless full of intrigue and action – a parallel with financial markets perhaps – and so we have put recent developments in the context of a Shakespeare play: Much Ado About Inflation!

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High-yield bonds: set for success, selectively…

By Jack Holmes, Fund Manager, Armetis Investment Management

Embark Adviser newsletter

High-yield bonds appear set for success. Are markets set to follow a similar path over the coming years – delivering superior returns to their investment-grade counterparts?

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The end of Reaganomics

By Peter Toogood, CIO, Embark Group

Embark Adviser newsletter

This article may have a very grand title, but it serves to highlight the significance of a change to the very tapestry of economic policy-making that has guided central banks and governments since Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher came to power in 1979/80.

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MMT – a magic money tree, or the real deal?

By John Reynolds, Chairman, Alpha Beta Partners

Embark Adviser newsletter

After a decade or more of central bank fuelled quantitative easing with little apparent impact to global inflationary pressure, we have witnessed Modern Monetary Theory [MMT] being discussed more. In this article we take a closer look at MMT and how it operates at an economic level.

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