Tesla market share expected to grow by 2030

General Motors will increase electric vehicle (EV) supply through to 2025. With the rising emission regulations wave, EV mass production is now a global trend. General Motors (GM: NYSE) is accelerating its rollout of all-electric vehicles. The Company is attempting...

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Fintech changes auditing future

The German auditing industry could face tighter regulations according to a new draft bill. The harsher regulations come after Wirecard’s accounting fraud. Europe’s financial regulator (ESMA - European Securities and Markets Authority) exposed the “deficiencies in the supervision and...

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Millennials – the new investment prescription

The asset management industry is changing. In 2020 the maturing millennial investor generation created a shift in investment products, funds and tactics. The asset management business' foundation is that the future is somewhat known or at least one can...

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ESG Indices Outperform

Investor’s growing interest in ESG is driving funds into sustainable investments. Companies must develop sustainable policies now or risk falling behind. Key Points: S&P Global forecasts that assets in sustainable investment products in Europe will reach €7.6trn over the next...

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Iron: 2020’s Strongest Performing Commodity

Iron is on course to average $100/ton in 2020, the first time since 2013. China’s demand for iron ore, used in construction, is driving prices. Key Points: Iron ore is the best-performing major commodity of 2020, up almost up 38%....

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Chinese Recovery Impacts Metals

The Chinese economy grew 4.9% during the third quarter. China’s V-shaped recovery is a sign of a rebound in industrial production and base metals. The expansion is lower than market expectations of a 5.2% growth. China's recovery shows a...

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DB pension transfers condemned by FCA

The UK's FCA investigated the DB market in June 2020. Suspicions arose as to the suitability of advice given on DB pension transfers. The FCA has combed through the defined benefit market collecting data on over 300 firms. Exhibit 1...

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Can ‘CommonPass’ save aviation?

An airline digital health pass started undergoing tests this week. With track and trace on the ground, it is timely for an app that can get people back up in the air. The Commons Project, a Swiss non-profit, has created...

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The millennial investor boom

Millennial investors, born 1986-91, since Covid struck, have Wall Street taking them seriously. Millennials are the new generation of smartphone day traders. Millennials own 7% of the US total wealth (USD 9.1 trillion) compared to the 26% of baby...

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Brexit – what now for EU markets?

UK markets have long been preparing for Brexit. Contingency plans are in place for a smooth transition. The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) has been preparing behind the scenes on how to handle the post Brexit trade deal plans. Risks...

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