Upping the stakes when the rules change halfway through the game…

Dr. Andrew Lo, Founder and Chief Investment Strategist at AlphaSimplex, discusses how the firm takes into account human behaviour when constructing their portfolio, specifically by embedding the idea of volatility targeting in all of their strategies.



Artemis: VCT investments ‘scarce’ after Govt rule changes

New investments at the right valuations are “scarce” following the changes to VCT rules introduced last year, says the chair of the Artemis VCT. Fiona Wollocombe, chairwoman of the £38.5m Artemis VCT, says that it is difficult to see the full impact of the rule changes, but says “new investment opportunities at appropriate valuations remained […]

John Chatfeild-Roberts: Here we go again on Greece

Greece. There is a subject we have not discussed for a while, after not being able to get away from it a year ago. Over that period, it seems like the country’s underlying problems have proved stubbornly difficult to solve. This was not entirely unexpected. Indeed, in a report last July, after Greece’s bail-out had […]


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