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15:51

Opinion

Not every index fund is created equal

JEREMY BLATCH

...institutions sought to enhance their profits at the expense of the investors. This pattern has been repeated in recent decades with the introduction of index funds, and now the development of exchange traded funds (ETFs) which, unlike a traditional index ... mutual fund, enables an index to be traded like a share in real time on the stock market. Investors need to be very careful when selecting index funds for their portfolios to avoid being misled by marketing and sales hyperbole. The whole point of ... indexing is to accept the market rate of return at the market risk for the lowest possible cost. As some 80% of equity managers will fail to beat the market index by on average the amount of their fees and charges (Standard & Poor's SPIVA Report 2018) by

12:44

National

Spanish stocks ease upwards for third consecutive day on aid-package news in the US

SUR

The approval of the biggest ever financial aid package in the US helped the Spanish stock market close its third consecutive day with an increase on Thursday evening (26 March). The Ibex 35 leading-share index in Madrid was up 1.31 per cent at ... 7,033 points on the day. The index had started the week at 6,219 points and reached its most recent peak on 18 February at 10,005 points. Other European markets have climbed this week.

12:41

Opinion

Protecting purchasing power safely

JEREMY BLATCH

index-linked Treasury Bond is a safe piece of paper issued in the deepest, most liquid market in the world, providing added protection against price inflation. In fact, the US 10-year Treasury Bond is the global benchmark for credit. Sensible investors ... nominal amount invested), which is index linked to rising price inflation. The acclaimed Wall Street author Jim Grant said that US Treasuries give 'return-free risk', meaning the risk of the US Government defaulting on payment is not offset by the ... investor based on their original capital for the duration of the bond. A negative real yield is a nominal yield minus inflation. Index-linked gilts and Index-linked European government bonds are available for sterling and euro investors who do not wish to

19:06

LifeStyle

The problem of aching hands

ROCÍO MENDOZA

Three centuries ago, people began to talk about 'writer's cramp' for the first time. In 1864 the prestigious medical journal The Lancet was saying that people with this syndrome suffered constant pain between the thumb and index finger, accompanied

15:03

Opinion

Not-for profit fund management

JEREMY BLATCH

...majority of active fund managers will fail to beat the market index that they use as a benchmark to measure their success. Following a report by Standard and Poor's US rating agency and accredited academia, they will do so by the same amount as their fees ... founded in the US in 1976 by John Bogle, is owned by and run for the investors. This investment company specialises in offering funds that mirror the return made by the market, by constructing an index to replicate the companies held in a given market ... sector in the proportion that they are held by size of capitalisation. An NFP approach allows the company to offer their index funds at a cost on average 70% below those of other management groups in the industry. Another NFP is The Teachers Insurance

12:24

Opinion

The only certainty is uncertainty

JEREMY BLATCH / jb@ehh.gi

...will pay out more cash, giving you a greater return on your capital at some time in the future than holding cash today. What is the probability of outcomes in regard to return on capital allocated? This requires analysis. Buying a stock or index because

16:05

Opinion

Is there a safe haven for investors in these uncertain times?

JEREMY BLATCH

...decline can lead to negative or even fearful reactions, but a more accurate definition of volatility is a 'statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index'. We can embrace volatility and use it to our advantage as ... the price of a security or index falls by 50% a few weeks after you bought it, you should be delighted to buy more shares at half the price. In addition, you should not own even one share in a business unless you are prepared to buy the entire

16:24

Opinion

Is this time different?

JEREMY BLATCH jb@ehh.gi

...relevant. In other words, he would be an indexer today. He recognised the inevitable challenge of trying to pick an individual stock, and would have bought the index, letting everyone else in the market determine the price. Today this is relevant. When

14:44

Opinion

On the rebound

PETER SANDERSON

...during the last few weeks. Both the UK FTSE 100 and the American Dow Jones Index have shed one third of the value of their quoted securities. Talk is of a financial crisis and the probability that the economies of countries will enter into recession as ... answer is relatively quickly. Investors were terrified in October 1987 when the FTSE 100 Index fell by 11% on Black Monday and another 12% the next day. Nevertheless share values soon recovered. There was a similar scenario in 2000 when overvalued

12:56

Opinion

Tune out the noise and stay the course

jeremy blatch | jb@ehh.gi

...mean that our investment strategy is flawed and needs wholesale change. If you have a long-time preference and the stomach to cope with price volatility, using index funds as the basis for your investment strategy, then rebalancing market risk in your

22:12

Opinion

Don't become a victim of market volatility

JEREMY BLATCH JB@ehh.gi

...place, however, dollar cost averaging into the market with discipline will reap rewards, provided that the investor invests into a broad index which itself is part of a well-thought-out and diversified strategy. It makes no sense from an investment

14:23

National

Door opened for a million mortgages on 'abusive' IRPH rate to be cancelled

NURIA TRIGUERO / AGENCIES

(mortgage loan reference index) and is an alternative offered to customers of banks when buying their property. It is a national average of the cost of mortgages over a period up to three years, meaning it is less variable than the standard euribor. However ... overpayment of 25,000 euros, according to one study. In 2017, the Spanish Supreme Court backed the banks' argument in favour of the index and if the EU court goes on to overturn that ruling, analysts say that Spanish lenders could be liable to pay outs of

17:06

Opinion

Protecting wealth while looking after health

JEREMY BLATCH

...us will 'win' and succeed well above the average active manager if we 'index'. Match what the market is doing and then stay the course. It is a discipline which has now been developed well enough for us to be able to buy very low cost index funds. ... Provided that we stick with the plain vanilla broad-based, deeply liquid, very low-cost index funds with small tracking error, in a sensible diversified strategy, we will achieve a better investment outcome than we would otherwise have received. Allowing us

17:38

Opinion

John Bogle - Visionary or agent provocateur

JEREMY BLATCH

...degree at Princeton University way back in 1951, led him to produce the first index fund in 1976 and with it the concept of passive investing. Accepting the market rate of return with the market risk and not trying through active management to do ... reformers of the 18th century inspired by their Christian values, he took on the established commercial practice of the day and formed a not-for-profit company to produce and market his index fund, reducing costs still further. In his book Enough, a ... investor's return on capital. Where a duty of fiduciary care meets profitability, profitability always wins. His first index fund in 1976 (now the Vanguard group) was a disaster. The fund was called "Bogle's Folly" by the industry as he was mocked and

13:31

Opinion

REITs - an alternative to 'bricks and mortar'

JEREMY BLATCH

(Real Estate Investment Trust) Index in 2009 would have seen an annual return of 12.78% p.a. more than doubling your capital. Prudent investors, aware of the risks associated with owning bricks and mortar, take advantage of a large number of publicly

12:43

National

The cost of renting a home has increased by over 50% in five years

EDURNE MARTÍNEZ

...rise in the average price of homes for sale of 6.8%. A report puts the rental price rise down to "economic and demographic" factors and has criticised the lack of a standard index to measure rental price increases that strips out odd types of property