Millennials And Impact Investing

Millennials And Impact Investing

While there is a long tradition of the wealthy giving their money away to make life better for the less fortunate – perhaps most famously Bill Gates, who has given away an estimated $28billion to his foundation which is dedicated to improving education and helping people to lift themselves out…

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A Brief Guide To Ethical Investing

With climate change high on the global agenda, I’ve had an increasing number of clients looking to put their money into companies they believe are doing the right thing for the planet, for example those involved in areas such as renewable energy or sustainable transport, while steering clear of the…

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Which Side Of Brexit Debate Are You On?

Whichever side of the Brexit debate you sit on, you have to admit it has a lot to answer for. You don’t have to look far for nightmarish headlines regarding the damage already done and future threats: UK loses £900bn as Brexit damage to city worse than expected Brexit causes…

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Volatile Markets Due To Brexit and Trade War

Brexit and the trade war between China and the US continue to be the major events impacting the markets and with both mired in uncertainty August could be summed up by the word volatility. The US-China trade war has descended to the level of retaliatory playground games albeit with high…

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Billion Pound Funds In The Dog House

Did you hear about the billion pound funds which are in the dog house? Well you can read all about them in volume 2 of Tilney’s Spot the Dog guide for 2019. Billed as ‘The Guide fund managers would like to ban’, the quarterly publication lifts the lid on under…

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Investment Behaviour That Matters

The behaviour gap in a financial sense describes the gap between investment returns and investor returns. To put it in other words, this is the difference between what we should do with our investments and what we actually do. The problem with investing is that emotions can take over and…

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Four Reasons In Favour Of Active Management

Few subjects get a debate going amongst investors and wealth managers as much as the passive versus active management one. In this post we put the case for active management. Passive investments are tied to a major index, such as the Dow Jones or the FTSE 100. The main principle…

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Should Investors Listen To Politicians?

Traditionally the answer to this question has been no. Politicians have always been good at talking the talk at election time yet failing to deliver much of what they promised when they actually get into power and for this reason investors have generally been advised not to pay too much…

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