Wealth

SPOTLIGHT

Key themes to chew on in 2018

With markets ending on a buoyant note in 2017 and seemingly blue skies ahead for this year, strategists weigh decisively in favour of equities.

By now, most readers will have listened to and studied their financial advisers' recommendations for 2018.

EDITOR'S NOTE

By now, most readers will have listened to and studied their financial advisers' recommendations for 2018.

ROUNDTABLE

Our panellists assess the major macro-themes for 2018 and give their take on the biggest risks and the hunger for yield.

ASSET MANAGER

Allianz Global launches an AI fund that offers investors a chance to invest at a relatively early stage of AI development

AT THE HELM

A formidable mix of determination and intellect makes co-founder of Vickers Venture Partners' Finian Tan one of the world’s most successful venture capitalists

TRUSTED ADVISER

The question is – when will markets start to look at central bank balance sheets and start to be concerned?

LEGAL VANTAGE

After bitcoin's meteoric rise last year, here are 7 predictions for cryptocurrencies in 2018

DRIVING DISRUPTION

It is no longer about competition between incumbents and new fintech entrants but about collaborating to redefine our future

REAL ESTATE

As economy and sentiment improve, interest in property investment is primed to rise this year

LIFESTYLE

From a train journey to a ship cruise, there is no lack of options to behold Scotland’s scenic Highlands and islands

ULTRA WEALTH

TO KEEP global warming under 2˚C - the de facto target for global climate policy - it will take more than electric vehicles and wind turbines. Scientists reckon that on top of energy-efficiency measures, around 10 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide needs to be removed from the atmosphere every year in the second half of the century.

TIMEPIECE

"Affordable luxury" is now the mantra of luxe watch brands, but some have managed to buck the trend

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