Markets in a Tailspin

You are no doubt aware that global stockmarkets have sold off sharply this week. Some markets and stocks are in “correction territory,” defined as being down 10% or more off their peaks, for example the FTSE 100 index whilst others are in a “bear market,” down more than 20%, for example the Shanghai Composite Index and interestingly the US tech …

Tactical Asset Allocation Shift

Following my last post in which I stated I was taking a more active role in asset allocation advice you may be aware that last autumn concerned we were heading for a stockmarket crash from the Eurozone debt crisis I switched my pension fund to cash. This is despite the fact that I am bullish on equities as a long term investment. They remain my favoured …