It’s fair to say that 2016 has been an historic year. According to British bookmaker Ladbrokes, if, at the beginning of the year someone had made a £1 accumulator bet on the Brexit vote, Donald Trump winning the election and Leicester winning the Premier League when they were at their longest odds, they would now […]
This week saw the third anti-establishment vote of the year. Emily explores the market reaction and whether they themselves are becoming anti-establishment.
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 – it is the implementation of your investment strategy. Understanding what it is and how it is done effectively could be the key to maximising your returns.
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 […]