Linear’s Review of 2020

To say that 2020 has been quite a year would be an understatement. However, alongside with the obvious challenges that have risen due to COVID-19, there have been highlights and successes too. We reflect back on the year that has passed and look ahead as to what we can expect for 2021. At the start [...]
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Cybersecurity: why it is so important in trading?

Whilst the main virus we have all been concerned about this year is COVID19, the financial services industry has also been targeted by viruses from hackers trying to compromise security of data, especially since companies with trading services have been required to ask their employees to work from home, creating its own challenges. In light [...]
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Certainty for brokers in uncertain times

This year has been a lesson to us all in learning to expect the unexpected. While engaging with clients in a different way has become part of our daily life at Linear, it hasn’t affected the services and solutions that we offer our clients or in fact the quality of our offering. We have worked [...]
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Sterling Trading Tech Announces Integration With Linear Investments

OCTOBER 29, 2020 STERLING TRADING TECH ANNOUNCES INTEGRATION WITH LINEAR INVESTMENTS CHICAGO – October 29, 2020 – Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a leader in compliance, risk and infrastructure solutions for equity, options and futures trading, announced today that it completed integration with Linear Investments, a global trading firm and full-service prime broker with offices in London, [...]
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How ESG can help us towards a green recovery

According to the International Monetary Fund, COVID19 has inspired the ambition of creating a ‘green recovery’ in response to the economic crisis induced by the pandemic. Back in mind July, the IMF reported that finance ministers and central bank governors of the G-20 met to explore how to navigate the next stage of the crisis, [...]
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The Opportunity for Investing in Pink Diamonds

Just last week, The Financial Times shared an article as to why luxury clients are investing in fine jewellery and diamonds during the turbulence of a pandemic. Journalist Vivienne Becker expressed that as uncertainty erupted across the globe, jewellery showed signs of reverting to one of its most essential roles - being a store of [...]
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Emerging trends in our economy post-COVOD19

At the start of the year, governments globally delayed unprecedented measures to support both people and businesses during the pandemic. The implications of these policy measures are likely still to be felt once the pandemic has receded and accelerated already established trends including sustainability and de-globalisation. In terms of the acceleration of the de-globalisation trend, [...]
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Thematic investing in response to the pandemic

Kate Horne, Director at Linear Media recently sat down with Callan Boyle, Vice President of Fund Investments at Linear Investments to explore thematic responses to the current economic climate and the impact of the pandemic on the main asset classes.  To begin their discussion, Callan explains how fixed income and equities have responded to the [...]
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Linear Investments: Trusted Hedge Fund Incubator

Linear Investments brings together the skills and expertise that start up hedge funds need, within an integrated platform solution.  Linear’s approach can significantly reduce operational costs and get a fund to market faster and more efficiently than a more traditional solution

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Investing in Alternative Assets

The coronavirus outbreak has created a climate of economic uncertainty and instability. Governments, policy makers and business owners are managing the challenge on how to reopen the economy whilst also ensuring the health and safety of people. The recent disruption to the economy has impacted traditional forms of investment. Following the outbreak of Covid19, all [...]
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