How to invest in the battle against ageing

MoneyWeek cover illustrationAs life expectancy increases, pharmas and biotechs pioneering treatments for the diseases of old age will profit handsomely, says Matthew Partridge.

If one statistic demonstrates our material progress over the past century more than any other, it’s life expectancy. If you were born in Britain in 1900, you could expect to die before you turned 50. Those born on the eve of World War II could hope to make it to 60. Today’s newborns have an average life expectancy of 78.3 years – [...]

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