There is always a temptation to fiddle around with a portfolio’s structure to try to position it ready for potential short-term global events, such as Brexit. Investors would do well to remind themselves that the core tenets of good investing hold true through all market conditions. It is also worth remembering that the efficacy of […]
To build a well-diversified portfolio, an investor has to look beyond any single country’s stock market and take a global approach.
It is generally accepted that diversification is a good thing for investors. One reason is that holding many different assets reduces the volatility (or variability of returns) of your portfolio; when one asset performs badly another may perform better. Another reason is that it can increase the probability that a portfolio will outperform the market.
Have you noticed the surge recently in people wandering aimlessly and staring at their smartphones? Chances are they’re playing Pokémon GO, the latest craze. It’s an activity eerily close to how some folk see investing.
With the UK’s referendum vote on whether or not to remain in the EU almost upon us, this post looks at the impact that BREXIT could potentially have on client portfolios. The market risks may seem material, but they are mitigated by the ownership of robustly structured, well-diversified portfolios. The key is to stay calm […]