Gold investment demand rises by 70 percent 07/02/2017
The total investment demand in gold grew by 70 percent to 1,561 tonnes in 2016 compared with 919 tonnes in 2015.
French court absolves RBC of Wildenstein art empire wrongdoing 18/01/2017
The week on eprivateclient: Forsters, Smith & Williamson, Withers and more... 16/01/2017
A look at the top stories on eprivateclient last week...
Dormant assets worth CHF 8 million named by Swiss banks 16/11/2016
Swiss banks have named around 300 dormant assets that have not been possible to contact since 1956.
ETPs continue to drive gold demand on back of political uncertainties, says World Gold Council 09/11/2016
Global gold demand reached 993 tonnes in the third quarter of 2016, a year on year fall of 10 percent, according to the World Gold Council's latest Gold Demand Trends report.
RBS will miss Williams & Glyn sale deadline 28/10/2016
Royal Bank of Scotland will not be able to sell its Williams & Glyn branch network before the 2017 deadline due to losses of £469 million in the third quarter.
Return challenged investors shouldn't whine but invest in wine instead says wine advocate 26/10/2016
Napoleon famously said that "nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin”. Although agreeing in principle, Andrew della Casa, director of The Wine Investment Fund (TWIF), pointed out that for an even rosier outlook, it would have to be a glass of Bordeaux.
The impact of populism, the supercycle and gold as insurance – PAM Insight roundtable 22/09/2016
On Tuesday 20 September 2016, PAM Insight (publishers of thewealthnet) co-hosted a roundtable discussion with ETF Securities, entitled 'Where are we in the commodity super cycle?’. Participants were Stephen Ford, investment director at City Asset Management; StJohn Gardner, head of investment management and co-chief investment officer at Arbuthnot Latham; Fahad Kamal, senior market strategist at Kleinwort Benson; Ian Williams, chief executive of Charteris Treasury Portfolio Management; Chris Wyllie, chief investment officer at Connor Broadley; as well as James Butterfill, head of research and investment strategy at ETF Securities.
HNWIs expected to jet in to take advantage of weak pound 08/07/2016
Sterling falls to new 31-year low 06/07/2016
Sterling plunged to a new low in trading in Asia amid rising worries about the fallout from the UK vote to leave the EU.