Darius McDermott

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Darius McDermott: Property investing – caveat emptor

Out of favour since the Brexit vote, but is it time to buy into bricks and mortar? Janus Henderson’s announcement that it is moving its open-ended UK Property fund from bid to offer pricing to a fixed price has brought property investments back into the spotlight after a period of quiet. Since the EU referendum […]

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Darius McDermott: It’s time to reconsider Japan

Despite global headwinds, don’t ignore the country yet Close to six years since coming to power, Japanese prime minister Shinzō Abe’s position is looking stable. His recent victory in the Liberal Democratic Party leadership election provides him with another three years as leader of the ruling party and represents his third term. He has once […]


How to invest in a post-truth, post-Trump world

Oxford Dictionaries’ 2016 word of the year was “post-truth”. Its definition – circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping opinion than emotion or personal belief – renders it an obvious choice for the politically charged year that was. For investors, however, the pertinent question is how facts versus sentiment will influence markets […]