COMMENT

Investors should stay focused, calm, and avoid making impulsive decisions

Investors should stay focused, calm, and avoid making impulsive decisions

By David Amarayan (pictured), Founder and CEO, Balchug Capital – We are living through one of the worst economic shocks in history. The volatility is dizzying and the territory is uncharted. The scale of market movements and the amounts of fiscal stimulus governments are applying have never been seen before, and nor have many of the phonemena we are witnessing, such as negative oil prices. 

IN MY OPINION

The European ‘no business contest’ has happened, and the votes are in

The European ‘no business contest’ has happened, and the votes are in

By Allan Lane (pictured), Algo-Chain – We live in strange times; many countries have seen business come to a complete and utter standstill and yet in many instances the equity markets continue with gay abandon. In this new paradigm, perhaps best described as a once in a lifetime fish tank, some equity markets are performing much better than others. 

IN MY OPINION

Luck or careful planning – how one index provider and two ETF issuers dominate the ESG trackers listed on the London Stock Exchange

Luck or careful planning – how one index provider and two ETF issuers dominate the ESG trackers listed on the London Stock Exchange

It’s fair to say the world has turned upside down since BlackRock’s Larry Fink unleashed his annual investment letter back in January.  For those that have not read it, his message was simple, it is time to go all in on ESG.