Bill Jamieson: Considering life beyond lookalike funds



Are investors being battered by the tumbling pound? Not a bit of it.
Amid the evident disquiet over turmoil in currency markets, shares have powered ahead, with the FTSE 100 index gaining a further 2.1 per cent on the week to 7,044.39.
This is arguably the time for investors to be taking a wider and longer-term view Bill Jamieson The big gainers have been investors in overseas markets where the fall in the pound has worked to magnify the gains.
For example, in the US, domestic investors have seen the S&P 500 rise 5.7 per cent this year, but UK investors have enjoyed a 25.3 per cent... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Business, Views: 45
Source: Scotsman
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