As the Enterprise Investment Scheme celebrates its 20th birthday, Ole Bettum, managing partner at Bestport Ventures, says it is time to stop complaining about funding and celebrate an EIS success story.
It has become de rigueur to complain about the lack of funding for entrepreneurs and smaller businesses in the UK. People like to point the finger at successive governments for failing to provide the UK...
Bond investors spent most of last year transitioning towards a more fundamentally driven approach to selecting assets.
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
We expect to see continued market volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty in the UK throughout 2019, not least due to Brexit.
US stocks had a turbulent last quarter in 2018 and have been somewhat volatile since the start of this year.
While we are stock-pickers, we do not ignore the business cycle; analysing it helps us determine when to allocate capital to certain companies.