Multi-asset

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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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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Diversification in investing: the old rules no longer apply

A diversified portfolio was once a straightforward way for investors to respond to escalating market uncertainty, but not any more. We outline the new rules.

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A ‘Geoff Boycott’ approach to Investing

Andrew Craig of Plain English Finance asks whether investors could learn from the English cricket legend’s highly defensive but effective batting strategy. 

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Investment trust portfolios annual review - expert tips

Three experts whose research we find particularly helpful all made creditable choices for the last 12 months.

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Why we are strengthening portfolios with hard assets

Infrastructure and other hard assets should benefit from a stronger economy and play a defensive longer-term role

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