Bitcoin price to surge in tandem with gold on U.S.- China tensions
Jul27

Bitcoin price to surge in tandem with gold on U.S.- China tensions

Bitcoin is set to surge this week, securing its safe-haven status as U.S. – China tensions escalate, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations. The comments from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of the $12bn finance giant deVere Group comes as the price of Bitcoin rallied past $10,000 on Monday. Mr Green says: “Bitcoin, the largest and most influential...

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China, Covid, Trump and Brexit: Investors’ top concerns for the second half of 2020
Jul02

China, Covid, Trump and Brexit: Investors’ top concerns for the second half of 2020

The China-rest of the world relations, the trajectory of the Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. election and Brexit are the top concerns for investors for the last six months of 2020. The observations from Nigel Green, CEO and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations, come as the world readjusts after arguably the most turbulent six months in more than 70 years. Mr Green...

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deVere launches pioneering identity verification app amid soaring fintech demand
Jun17

deVere launches pioneering identity verification app amid soaring fintech demand

One of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and tech wealth organisations is to launch a first-of–its-kind onboarding verification app amid “soaring global demand” for fintech solutions. deVere Group’s pioneering Ident Me app provides a secure identity verification system – as an alternative to traditional customer onboarding – and a notary services function when required, which is a first for the...

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Higher earners’ mull options as tax hikes and slashed perks loom
May29

Higher earners’ mull options as tax hikes and slashed perks loom

Higher earners in the UK are increasingly reviewing and revising their tax planning strategies as the government is likely to raise taxes and slash perks due to the pandemic. deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations, says it has noted “a considerable upswing” in clients looking to mitigate the impact of potential tax changes in this year’s Budget. The founder and CEO of deVere...

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Global advisory giant to launch major digital finance operation in Dubai
May13

Global advisory giant to launch major digital finance operation in Dubai

One of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and services organisations is to develop a major digital finance operation from Dubai, confirms its CEO and founder. deVere Group’s Nigel Green made the announcement on Wednesday as the world readjusts to a post-pandemic new normal. Mr Green comments: “The world has changed forever in the last few months, the market has changed and client expectations have changed. “Much of...

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Bitcoin halving highlights crypto is part of mainstream finance: deVere CEO
May12

Bitcoin halving highlights crypto is part of mainstream finance: deVere CEO

Bitcoin’s historic halving event on Monday underscores that the “long-term future of cryptocurrencies is secure”, says the CEO and founder of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comments from deVere Group’s Nigel Green come as the world’s supply of Bitcoin was forever slashed on Monday. The highly anticipated halving event, occurring only every four years, means that less and less Bitcoin –...

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Demand for financial advice surges 24% as priorities shift in new era
May07

Demand for financial advice surges 24% as priorities shift in new era

As individuals, households and businesses readjust and look ahead to a new era and recovery, demand for financial advice is up by almost a quarter, reveals one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. deVere Group, which operates in 100 countries worldwide, says the number of enquiries from new clients was up 24% in April, compared to the previous month. Of the findings, Nigel Green, the founder and chief...

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V-shaped economic revival, fuelled by FOMO
Apr30

V-shaped economic revival, fuelled by FOMO

The Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) is likely to drive financial markets significantly higher in the coming weeks, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The prediction from Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, which has $12bn under advisement, comes as global stocks scored significant gains on Wednesday. Benchmark stock indexes in the U.S. – the world’s largest...

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GCC set for FinTech surge during global COVID-19 outbreak
Apr29

GCC set for FinTech surge during global COVID-19 outbreak

The GCC is set to experience a surge in the use of FinTech platforms as consumers turn away from physical offerings during the ongoing global COVID-19 outbreak. It comes after Bahrain’s national electronic wallet BenefitPay announced a 1257% increase in the number of remittances through its Fawri+ service during the month of March 2020 – worth some BHD103 million (USD273 million). David Parker, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Bahrain...

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Why responsible and sustainable (ESG) investing is now mainstream: deVere CEO
Apr27

Why responsible and sustainable (ESG) investing is now mainstream: deVere CEO

Economic and social upheaval plus the collapse of oil prices have pushed responsible and impactful investing further into mainstream finance, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. The comments from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, come as the global coronavirus emergency continues and as oil prices went negative this week for the first time in history....

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Why responsible and sustainable (ESG) investing is now mainstream: deVere CEO
Apr24

Why responsible and sustainable (ESG) investing is now mainstream: deVere CEO

Economic and social upheaval plus the collapse of oil prices have pushed responsible and impactful investing further into mainstream finance, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comments from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, come as the global coronavirus emergency continues and as oil prices went negative this week for the first time in history....

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Bitcoin’s price to be boosted by May’s ‘halving’ – but other issues will have more impact
Apr07

Bitcoin’s price to be boosted by May’s ‘halving’ – but other issues will have more impact

The historic Bitcoin halving event next month will boost its price – but other key drivers will have a more significant, longer-term impact. This is the prediction from Nigel Green, the CEO and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and services organisations. It comes as the Bitcoin price has surged around 12 per cent over the last week and 6 per cent on Monday – outperforming almost all...

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‘Alarming’ number still need to coronavirus-proof their finances
Apr03

‘Alarming’ number still need to coronavirus-proof their finances

An alarming number of people have still not coronavirus-proofed their financial planning strategies, warns the CEO and founder of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The warning from Nigel Green of deVere Group comes as the world faces a Covid-19 global recession, all major financial markets remain volatile, unemployment is rising, government coffers are under pressure and there is still currently...

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Coronavirus pandemic will drive responsible (ESG) investing ‘skywards’
Mar27

Coronavirus pandemic will drive responsible (ESG) investing ‘skywards’

The coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout will trigger a ‘skyward surge’ in sustainable, responsible and impactful investing over the next 12 months, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. The prediction from the boss of deVere Group, which has more than $12bn under advisement, comes as Bloomberg analysis reveals that the average Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)...

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Investors seeking positive opportunities amid coronavirus gloom
Mar24

Investors seeking positive opportunities amid coronavirus gloom

Investors are now actively seeking ‘new world’ sectors and companies as the world readjusts to life with coronavirus and looks ahead to an economic recovery. The assessment from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations with operations in 100 countries, comes as global stock markets rallied on Tuesday. Mr Green notes: “Every economic downturn...

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Markets rebound on stimulus hopes, expected to recover by year end: deVere CEO
Mar10

Markets rebound on stimulus hopes, expected to recover by year end: deVere CEO

Global stocks are rebounding on stimulus measures and can be expected to recover considerably by the end of the year, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comment from Nigel Green, CEO and founder of deVere Group, comes as shares in the Asia-Pacific region jumped and European indices opened higher on Tuesday, recovering from dramatic losses on Monday following the increase in...

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Coronavirus-fuelled short recession risk, investors urged to take action
Mar06

Coronavirus-fuelled short recession risk, investors urged to take action

A coronavirus-driven short, sharp global recession risk is growing and investors are urged to take steps now to build and protect their wealth, warns the CEO of one of the world’s largest financial advisory organisations. The warning from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, comes as confirmed cases rise and governments and central banks around the world are taking increasingly aggressive measures to try and...

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New era of negative rates looming? Investors move to top-up portfolios
Mar05

New era of negative rates looming? Investors move to top-up portfolios

A fresh era of negative interest rates is looming and investors are now seeking to top-up their portfolios with equities, says the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. Nigel Green, the deVere Group chief executive and founder, is speaking out after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s emergency rate cut on Tuesday – the first since the 2008 financial crash – as it tries to limit the economic impact of...

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deVere Urges the Government to Allow Local Advice for Overseas Pension Transfers
Oct04

deVere Urges the Government to Allow Local Advice for Overseas Pension Transfers

The UK government should abandon the existing rule that overseas pension transfer advice must be given by an FCA-authorised adviser, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comments from Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, which specialises in Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pensions (QROPS), come as the Department for Work and Pensions last week launched a...

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