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Are we due for a taper tantrum?

By Sebastian Vismara, Financial Economist, BNY Mellon Investment Management

Embark Adviser newsletter

With US GDP climbing above its pre-pandemic level in Q2 2021 and inflation remaining high and above its 2% target, the Federal Reserve is widely expected to start discussing how and when to taper its asset purchases over the coming months.

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Can investors help move the date of Earth Overshoot Day?

By Derek Ip, Senior Associate, Responsible Investments, BMO Global Asset Management

Embark Adviser newsletter

This year, Earth Overshoot Day fell on 29 July, marking the day humanity’s demand for natural resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. Discover what drives this date – and the role investors must play in pushing it backwards.

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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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A team approach adds value!

By Gillian Hepburn, UK Intermediary Solutions Director, Schroders

Embark Adviser newsletter

New research from Cerulli Associates highlighted that only 29% of clients felt that their financial adviser had the highest level of expertise to run their portfolio. What should advisers draw from these stark figures and is a team approach needed?

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AIM for flexibility in Inheritance Tax planning

By David Holmes, Head of Business Development, Thorntons Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

Taxation has existed almost as long as civilisation itself, with earliest records dating back to 3300 BC. Throughout history there have been countless ways of raising tax, ranging from the fairly obvious to the downright peculiar.   

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Embark announces sale to Lloyds Banking Group

By Ross Fisher, Embark Group

Embark Group news, Press Release

Embark Group announced today its sale to Lloyds Banking Group (Lloyds), subject to regulatory approval.

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