On a cool, cloudless day in late March 1986, Jacques Bahbout opened his new MacDonalds restaurant in Rome. It was the city’s eighth MacDonalds but its location… Read more “Slow Money”
Quarter 3 Investment Update
We have been saying for some time now that the musical ‘monetary easing’ chairs will come to an end sometime. When the music stops it is likely… Read more “Quarter 3 Investment Update”
Q1 Investment Update – Stagflation?
As we said last quarter, market returns have been extraordinary for over a decade now. Even a portfolio only 60% allocated to shares and 40% to bonds… Read more “Q1 Investment Update – Stagflation?”
4th Annual Report
As we enter our sixth year we are pleased to bring your our fourth Annual Report…
Q4 Investment Update – Unbelievable
If you had asked us a year ago how much global stockmarkets would rise we wouldn’t have guessed 20%. If you had asked us five years ago,… Read more “Q4 Investment Update – Unbelievable”
In happier news…
There is much to worry about at the moment on multiple fronts but there is always good news to be found. So for the glass half full… Read more “In happier news…”
Altor in a nutshell
It has been a busy time for us at Altor, having just been ranked 13th nationally by Financial Clarity, an arm of ISS Market Intelligence on behalf… Read more “Altor in a nutshell”
Q3 Investment Update – Memories of the 70s
Bare shelves, queues at the pumps, rubbish not being collected, rising inflation and the prospectof rolling brown-outs, what a time to be alive. The only plus side… Read more “Q3 Investment Update – Memories of the 70s”
What can we learn from Lottery winners?
For a decade, for a prior employer, we were part of a team of advisers nominated by Camelot, the company that runs the National Lottery, to meet… Read more “What can we learn from Lottery winners?”
Death of a 60/40?
The traditional 60% Equity/40% Bond portfolio has performed excellently for the last four decades (according to some research from Schroders, producing better returns than just equities or… Read more “Death of a 60/40?”