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Good god, it’s a green gilt!

By Fidelity International

Embark Adviser newsletter

The first ever green gilt was recently issued by the UK government and was met with strong investor demand. While this is clearly a welcome development, green bonds alone are not an optimal solution for investors looking for both attractive risk-adjusted returns and a positive sustainable impact.

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What in the world?

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

Neil Birrell, Premier Miton’s Chief Investment Officer and manager of the Premier Miton Diversified Growth Fund, considers what might be in store for the world economy and financial markets over the next few months and years.

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Are women key to your future business?

By Gillian Hepburn, Head of UK Intermediary Solutions, Schroders

Embark Adviser newsletter

Over the past three years I’ve spent time with financial advisers discussing their wealth transfer strategies and how these impact their businesses. What has become apparent is that perhaps instead of wealth transfer we should refer to wealth retention, because in addition to helping families to understand how wealth will move across the generations, the challenge can be retaining that wealth within an adviser business.

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Jackson Hole; a great place for skiing and policy making

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

Neil Birrell, Premier Miton’s Chief Investment Officer and manager of the Premier Miton Diversified Growth Fund, looks at the slowing economic growth rate and what the US Federal Reserve Bank said at its Jackson Hole (virtual) retreat.

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The crucial role of advisers (and cashflow models) in ‘no fault’ divorces

By David Downie, Group Chief Actuary, Embark Group

Embark Adviser newsletter

Is this the end of the blame game? In April next year, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020* – designed to allow married couples in England and Wales to issue divorce proceedings without assigning blame – comes into force.

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

It all seemed to have been going so well; vaccination programmes were being rolled out, COVID was a receding threat, economic activity was picking up strongly, the outlook was positive and, with the exception of how far inflation might rise, was reasonably predictable. But over recent weeks that scenario has been questioned.

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