Cryptocurrencies have not had the best environmental track record and it’s easy to understand why. The primary argument for crypto not being ESG-friendly stems from the processing power required to mine the cryptocurrency and complete transactions in it.
Economic forecasts predict inflation peaking over the summer months in major economies, before falling back towards the end of the year. While food and energy prices continue to soar and headline inflation levels ratchet ever higher, it can be hard to see what would cause inflation and indeed interest rates to pivot downwards.
China struggled to contain broad-based Covid outbreaks, as it stuck to its strict zero-Covid policy. The People’s Bank of China cut borrowing costs as economic data revealed that growth remains weak in the face of sporadic lockdowns, the ongoing property crisis and a severe drought which has led to power cuts.
A fund of funds that aims to achieve a return for investors over the medium to long term based on a combination of capital growth and income, and with a medium to high volatility level through exposure to a diversified range of asset classes.