Latest News with Holborn Assets tag

Top 5 Holborn Assets #AlternativeFacts

6th February 2017

In this article we would like to highlight some of the little known facts about Holborn Assets. Please note we mean “little known” not “alternative”, a term in use since January 22, 2017, for reasons well known to all. Holborn Assets can make you famous. We can help you grow organic food. We are members […]

Holborn Assets on Life Insurance — it’s about your family, not you

10th October 2016

The Life Insurance sector in the UAE is growing at a rate of 11% a year (according to data experts timetric.com). And it’s about time this sort of growth was seen. In 2014, less than 1% of the UAE population had Life Insurance — compared to 9.2% in South Korea, for example, and 46% in […]

Structured Notes – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

20th September 2016

Here at Holborn Assets, we often hear complaints about a financial product known as a “Structured Note.” Holborn Assets doesn’t offer Structured Notes. Structured Notes have got a thoroughly bad name nowadays. Respected website Investopedia.com doesn’t mince words in branding them “a real stinker of a product.” However, there’s a certain glamour to Structured Notes […]

Holborn Assets Hosts Potential Future IFAs from Warwick University at Dubai Headquarters

19th September 2016

Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2016 — Twenty students from Warwick University, UK visited the offices of Holborn Assets, a global financial advisory group headquartered in Dubai, on the 6th of September. Many of the students looking to intern abroad felt that Dubai offers valuable work experience in the financial services sector. As September is the month […]

A Future Outlook on Gold and Oil – Worth Investing Now?

12th May 2016

Oil and gold are two commodities that run our world. Gold, on the one side, is a safe haven and an indicator of how investors perceive the economy, while the other – oil ‘black gold’– is the elixir that powers our globally economy, with profound uses ranging from propellant for cars and cargo vessels to […]

What the Ides of March means for AI in Financial Services

4th May 2016

What were you doing on March 15, 2016? Most people would reply that they were at work, followed by a round at the local pub, just like they spent every Tuesday before and after that day. Unbeknownst to many is that on this Ides of March, an ancient Chinese board game was being played out […]

Investing in Commodities – Why, How and Does this Suit Me?

3rd May 2016

There are numerous reasons why you should choose to invest in commodities. But what are commodities and how do they compare with other asset classes and securities? Commodities are tangible goods that are the basic buildings blocks of the global economy. They can be exchanged with one another and can range from goods consumed directly in […]

Investing in Buy-to-Let Properties – the Facts, the Costs and the Potential

25th April 2016

Buy-to-let properties have always been the vogue among alternative real estate investments. But you don’t need any prior experience to realise that property, in general, is an expensive asset to access. And there’s also a lot of talk regarding the recent changes made to tax and duty structures applicable to buy-to-let properties. What’s the deal […]

A Dummies Guide to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology

18th April 2016

Bitcoin and Blockchain are two hot topics. Goldman Sachs says the Bitcoin’s underlying technology – Blockchain – “has the potential to redefine transactions” and can change “everything.” But what is Blockchain? And what has it to do with the cryptocurrency Bitcoin? Bitcoin: the digital currency Bitcoin is a form of digital currency, created and held electronically on your […]

What is a Probate?

24th March 2016

Probate is the process that proves the will of the deceased is valid by administering the estate. Estate is everything owned by the person who has passed away. Once the probate is granted, all beneficiaries in the will are entitled for their shares and possessions from the deceased’s will. The Estate The estate could be […]