Insights from Connectum

We write about management, finance and markets to help you gain insight and greater understanding of today’s market and trends.

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Brexit from a Norwegian perspective
28-06-2017 | Market Trends, Wealth Management

Brexit - which we now in the process of – changes the EU and challenges Norway. Brexit belongs to the category of heavy political events that also change the mindset of large sets of voters.

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Brexit – now what?
24-06-2016 | Market Trends

The UK woke up on Friday morning to a vote to leave the EU, the Prime Minister is set to leave office in October and the markets are suffering a bout of jitters. We all knew that these were possibilities.

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Brexit – keep calm and carry on!
23-06-2016 | Market Trends

With the referendum to remain in, or leave, the European Union upon us, we thought it would be a useful time to provide some reassurance that the investment portfolio that we look after for you is well positioned to weather any investment storms ahead.

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Twisting the facts on active management – redux
24-05-2016 | Comments

Today’s post is a blast from the past. In reality it’s an article I wrote for the FT back in 2010 in answer to a an article by an analyst and head of research at a division of ABN Amro.

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Smart Beta bingo!
23-05-2016 | Market Trends

If we were remaking a Western, the fund salesman would be the nattily dressed guy on a soapbox selling the latest cure for all the ailments known to man.

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Why robo-advisers might be the traditional adviser’s best friend
20-05-2016 | Comments

I recently attended a presentation by a Robo-Adviser on ‘The Future of Advice’. If it had taken place in the UK I might have sued under the trade descriptions act.

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