You have a diversified investment portfolio because, according to modern portfolio theory, different asset classes rarely move up and down in sync with one another. But how true is that? Have the changes in monetary policy in 2016 increased correlation between asset classes and therefore made diversification more difficult, or are you unknowingly creating a […]
Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States, we explore the market reaction to this unexpected result and how this could impact portfolios.
On Halloween week we explore the investments that have caused a bump in the night, but the question is, should we really be scared?
Stronger than expected growth in the UK dominated headlines this week, but what lurks beneath the numbers? Emily explores the issues impacting your investments.
Banks are struggling to make a profit, growth is low around the globe, and global debt is actually increasing. Has monetary policy been stretched for so long that it has lost its touch?
Asset allocation is the most important decision an investor can make. Understanding what it is could be the key to your investment strategy.
Our world is getting increasingly smaller. Advances in technology and transport means you’re never more than a few hours away from anywhere in the world. From an investment perspective, you can access any market in the world. Thanks to the harmonisation of international financial markets and investment product innovations, you’re able to put your money […]
You’ve made the decision to invest, you even know you need to diversify, but where to start? Human nature will pull you to what you know, so we thought it would be useful to outline a few of the asset classes you might not. Equity Equity is a stock that represents ownership. This is ownership […]
High yield bonds are driving performance in investment portfolios. What is this asset class? And why is it performing well?