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Value investing still makes sense (and always will do)

There is far more to value investing than simply analysing ratios, argues Luis García Alvarez.

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How to handle estate distribution during the coronavirus pandemic

Harriet Irving explores the peculiarities surrounding loss relief and inheritance currently catching many people out during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Is it too early to ‘claim victory’ for ESG in the pandemic?

Rathbones Matt Crossman considers the outperformance of funds with a focus on ESG factors.

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Value investing is not dead, but it is on life support

llan Chaitowitz considers the time to buy into classic value strategies and what drives value trends.

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European equities: three key themes in a post-Covid landscape

As JPMorgan European Smaller Companies Trust approaches its 30th ‘pearl’ anniversary, Francesco Conte discusses his approach for uncovering pearls in the European Smaller Companies sector and stocks to consider.

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Coronavirus: confessions of a bond manager

Jeff Keen of the Waverton Sterling Bond Fund on how a timely decision in the lead-up to the sell-off, coupled with a little bit of luck, helped in the face of the crisis.

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Why retail investors should not put all their faith in a passive path to prosperity

Investors should challenge managers to offer a range of instruments to help them navigate and capitalise on volatility, argues Saxo Bank’s UK chairman Charlie White-Thomson.

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Can I get a witness? Surge in demand for wills amid Covid-19 crisis

Legislation on will writing needs to be simplified, argues Edward Grant.

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Biodiversity investing: risks and opportunities

On International Day for Biological Diversity, Steve Freedman examines the emerging field of biodiversity finance.

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