Vietnam has huge potential. But until now there’s been no effective way for investors to buy in. A new fund aims to change that, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The Treasury is insulting the intelligence of voters, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
A vote to leave the EU doesn’t necessarily mean that’s what we’ll get, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
People are recycling arguments from the Scottish independence referendum in the EU debate. But they’re not the same, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Most people seem to think that the EU referendum will result in a victory for the “remain” campaign. But it might be much closer than you think, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Monarchies are great not because of what they do, but because of what they prevent others from doing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Investment trusts could use their ability to play around with capital/income definitions to work for a new class of investors – pension freedomers. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how.
Just because you have been promised a particular pension income in retirement doesn’t mean you are going to get it, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Active fund managers would have you believe fees don’t matter, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But they are the first thing you should check.
Necessity cannot be an excuse to commit crime, says Merryn Somerset Webb. no matter what the Italian courts think.
Unlike after the Scottish independence vote, most people will accept the result of the EU referendum, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It’s not in the interest of anyone to keep the anger bubbling under.
It might not look good for Philip Green to take £400m in dividends while BHS and its pension scheme goes under. But he couldn’t have foreseen the deficit, and isn’t to blame, says Merryn Somerset Webb.