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111 posts found by Barry Norris

‘Cold-shoulder the creep of compulsory ESG’

As a fund manager, I believe it is my fiduciary duty to maximize returns for my investors, within the specific fund risk framework and regulatory regime. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing involves excluding certain stocks from an investment universe based on a non-economic objection.

‘Why the Footsie is Failing’

If you had invested £1 in the FTSE All Share Index a decade ago you would currently have 64p of profit, including dividends. But that same £1 invested in the S&P500 - the most representative index of American stocks - over the same time would have made a profit of £3.38p (over 5 times your money).

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