Asset allocation

The law of unintended consequences

David Jane examines liquidity and how it can disguise other types of risk.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: India has a future too bright for investors to ignore

Rapid growth and soaring take-up of e-commerce makes the country a captivating prospect.

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The big fear keeping investors awake

In the latest instalment of our quarterly series, our five-strong asset allocation experts study investors worries ‒ and their own.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: trade detente sets up market for rally

Easing of trade war tension between the US and China is opening up tempting opportunities for investors.

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Are ‘safe’ investments truly secure?

The days when portfolios could be protected by increasing their weighting to bonds are gone. Tom Bailey reviews today’s options.

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Where are our five experts bargain-hunting in the first quarter of 2019?

In our quarterly series, a five-strong expert panel run through the investment areas they favour and those they are avoiding.

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Bond tips: time for defensive stance as bull market struggles

We round up the bond and multi-asset choices made by our panels of fund and investment trust experts.

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A round-the-world trip takes in the best income prospects

We identify the most promising asset classes, regions and sectors for income-seeking investors in the year ahead.

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Global trusts can provide defensive diversification

Trusts in the global sector can adjust their exposure to different regions – a useful defence when macroeconomic troubles loom.

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