The rise of the DIY investor

DIY Investors

Self-directed investing, where investors create and manage their own portfolios via an online platform, continues to grow as individuals are able to better control their investments and save on costly advisory fees

Are retirement savings hurting the economy?

Pensioners are increasingly saving their money, but they are not spending or investing it either

Should investing be left to machines?

Understanding ingrained behavioural biases can help investors improve decision-making and identify irrationalities, but it is not an exact science

Can tech really democratise investing?

Robo-advisory services are enabling investors with varying levels of capital to access financial advice, but a level playing field remains elusive

How UK finance is navigating sustainability

‘The UK is already the European leader in these financial techniques and I expect demand for the skills to continue to rise’

Addressing P2P lending’s wafer-thin margins

The recent collapse of a number of P2P lending firms has highlighted the fragile nature of the industry

Why gender-equal firms make better investments

Gender initiatives are more than just a diversity and inclusion exercise – they are good for business and should matter to investors

Why impact investing isn’t just for millennials

Younger investors are said to care more about the environment than older generations, but are financial services companies prioritising millennials and overlooking their senior peers when it comes to sustainable investing?