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Read the CONNECT team's thoughts and perspectives

A secret weapon in the war for talent

A secret weapon in the war for talent

With the availability of robo-advisors, HR managers are empowered to provide their employees with digital wealth experiences.

The CONNECT Team October 11, 2018
Ride or die – wealth managers need to embrace digitalisation or risk being left behind

Ride or die – wealth managers need to embrace digitalisation or risk being left behind

Gone are the days when the only way to get financial advice was to physically go to a branch or an office and be sold a product.

The Tech Team September 7, 2018
Millennials may be leading the next investment revolution

Millennials may be leading the next investment revolution

With this generation moving into prime spending years, are we ready for them?

Charlie O'Flaherty August 7, 2018
If artificial intelligence can predict World Cup results, can it help you manage your money?

If artificial intelligence can predict World Cup results, can it help you manage your money?

During the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Paul the Octopus, at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre in Germany, attracted global media headlines for correctly predicting…

Charlie O'Flaherty July 5, 2018
A Winning Combination of Artificial Intelligence and Human Touch

A Winning Combination of Artificial Intelligence and Human Touch

The introduction of CONNECT Prime and the improved CONNECT by Crossbridge platforms allow us to truly deliver on our promise of ‘private banking for the rest of…

Charlie O'Flaherty May 18, 2018
Will 2018 be a red-letter year for investors?

Will 2018 be a red-letter year for investors?

2018 is turning into an interesting year for investors. Here are seven key themes investors should be watching closely.

Charlie O'Flaherty May 6, 2018
Why an active approach to investing makes sense in changing market conditions?

Why an active approach to investing makes sense in changing market conditions?

What should you do when markets get volatile? Bail out, do nothing or ..?

Charlie O'Flaherty March 5, 2018
Wage inflation – Pricing it in

Wage inflation – Pricing it in

Global sell-off – why the overreaction? Here’s why you should not panic.

Charlie O'Flaherty February 7, 2018
Five Key Questions You Should Have on Your Portfolio Checklist

Five Key Questions You Should Have on Your Portfolio Checklist

As we settle in to 2018, it’s a good time to reflect on some fundamental wealth planning questions.

Charlie O'Flaherty January 31, 2018
10 questions for Manish Singh

10 questions for Manish Singh

Manish Singh shares his views on global mega-trends, little-known Chinese shares, and the future of the pound sterling.

Charlie O'Flaherty January 14, 2018