Investment Strategies To Stick With

Investment Strategies To Stick With

Within the investment world there is much debate about what the best investment strategy is. There are many layers to this debate depending on the type of investments involved. Even looking at an asset class such as equities, there are lots of potential strategies all...
Market Movements – January 2019

Market Movements – January 2019

This time last year equity markets were reaching new all-time highs and the mood was bullish. For those that can remember, this was also around the peak of the Bitcoin bubble with the price around $14,000.   Fast forward to now, and most equity markets are down c.10%...
Market Movements – October 2018

Market Movements – October 2018

By the end of last week almost all equity markets finished lower than they started, some significantly so. When this happens, it is natural to want to understand the reason or cause. Has the output of the global economy significantly changed? What about unemployment...
Has the Easy Money Been Made?

Has the Easy Money Been Made?

It’s clear that the longer this bull market carries on the more investors will worry about the next downturn or correction. These worries are usually accompanied with big headline predictions about what will happen, when it will happen and why it will happen. As we’ve...
Bonds and Rising Rates

Bonds and Rising Rates

We are starting to see signs that the Bank of England (BoE) and European Central Bank (ECB) might attempt to raise interest rates following years of accommodative monetary policy. In the US, the Federal Reserve (Fed) has been raising rates slowly since 2015 including...