John Stepek explains how investors often suffer from “home bias”, how it affects returns, and how to counter it.
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Matthew Partridge talks to fund manager Geir Lode about the criteria he uses to evaluate company’s environmental, social and governance performance, and how ethical investing can add value for investors.
The world’s investors are shunning the UK, says John Stepek. But when an asset class is as detested as UK stocks, that’s when you should look at buying.
Lenders are writing cheques for highly indebted companies at record rates. What could possibly go wrong?
Evelyn Waugh’s novel about journalism warns investors against creating their own realities, says Matthew Partridge.
Studies show that shares in family-owned companies tend to outperform the wider market. But how do you identify the ones most likely to succeed? Matthew Partridge investigates.
People are living longer than ever before – and the old are starting to behave as if they are merely middle-aged. Therein lies opportunity, says Merryn Somerset Webb.