Look to China in the search for equity upside

Equity markets generally performed well in 2021 as the global economy gradually reopened. In the first half of the year, the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which represents stocks in both developed and emerging markets, returned 12.30%. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index returned 15.25% for the period. While the consensus is that equity markets,Continue reading “Look to China in the search for equity upside”

How to invest in Chip-tech stocks

If you are reading this, you are using a semiconductor, otherwise known as a “computer chip.” The small processing unit is one of the most widely used elements in contemporary technology and can be found in anything from your wristwatch, to your washing machine to billion-dollar space stations. With such a dominant presence in ourContinue reading “How to invest in Chip-tech stocks”

How higher inflation relates to diversification

The importance of diversifying your portfolio cannot be emphasised enough. Diversification is a risk management strategy in which you invest in a variety of different financial assets, and which, in the event of significant market volatility, may reduce your chances of incurring major losses. The importance of diversification can be illustrated in the high inflation period happeningContinue reading “How higher inflation relates to diversification”

Three tech giants on the move – time to invest?

Confidence continues to creep into the markets, thanks in large part to the rollout of vaccines across the US. President Joe Biden plans to double vaccines as America inoculates almost 50 million people – however the pandemic is still looming. The Dow Jones index reported a 1.4% increase in the last full week of MarchContinue reading “Three tech giants on the move – time to invest?”

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