Investment Watch: Matt Morris's verdicts on recent developments

‘Promising lead’ or ‘Back to the lab’?

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Professional Adviser's investment detective Matt Morris delivers his verdict on developments in the investment and pensions arenas that have caught his eye over the last month

The Diamond Wizard While bitcoin claims the blockchain headlines, recently cracking the £11,000 per bitcoin mark, advisers should be aware of the financial and consumer tech that is being built on the back of the cryptocurrency craze. At the recent London Blockchain Summit, several innovations were on show, one of the more interesting of which was a new platform called Cedex that promises to turn diamonds into a new asset class. At present, it is possible to invest in commodities such as gold, silver and oil via financial instruments such as ETFs but not diamonds - in part because of ‘fun...

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