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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.

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

12:56

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

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

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

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

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

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

17:31

Local

Birth rate in Malaga province at its lowest since records began in 1941

NURIA TRIGUERO

...contrary. Every year the fecundity index (the average number of children per woman of fertile age) falls and the average age of motherhood rises. Ageing and the fall in the birth rate feed each other. They are two sides of the same phenomenon, the so-called

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

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

14:14

Opinion

Things are seldom what they seem

JEREMY BLATCH

...example, with the MSCI China Index returning a paltry 1.50% pa to investors since 1992, in spite of their 'reported' GDP growth figures. (My emphasis on 'reported'.) This is counterintuitive, and it is beyond the scope of this piece to explore further

10:19

Opinion

Are bonds really safer than stocks?

JEREMY BLATCH

...that bonds could generate a 7.8% real return is if the consumer price index fell by 6% over the next 30 years! A deflation of this type has never occurred in any economy in history. Stocks, however, can repeat their performance of the last three

12:30

Opinion

How do I look?

Mark Nayler

...exasperation among Britons and Spaniards and it's brought on, respectively, by the interminable farce that is Brexit and by Spain's all-too-familiar governmental vacuum. The latest Good Governance Index, compiled on the basis of World Bank data, confirms

12:59

Opinion

When alarm bells sound it's probably too late

JEREMY BLATCH

As I write, today Wednesday 6 March, is the 10th anniversary of the financial crash that saw stock markets around the world tumble. The S&P 500, the index of the top 500 publicly traded companies by capitalisation in the USA, plummeted to $666, ... easier said than done. However this is the key to successful investing over the long term. Today the same S&P Index has more than quadrupled from hitting a bottom in 2009. By mid May the S&P had increased by 30% and by the end of the year it had gained

17:05

Opinion

Stock market history, the investor's friend

JEREMY BLATCH

...market has been climbing, fuelled by tax cuts, historic low unemployment and confidence in the economy. The S&P 500 Index, a representation of the top 500 US companies by share capital, is dominated by technology stocks - the so-called FAANGS: Facebook, ... Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google. We have been here before. In the 1970s the US stock market index was dominated by the giant oil companies. In the late 1990s, into the new millennium, we witnessed the dot.com boom, with technology stocks dominating. ... can be very unstable in the short run but very stable in the long run is a fundamental market truth, which investors ignore at their peril. John Bogle, founder of the first index fund and the Vanguard Mutual Investment Group, states in his classic

12:38

Local

Fuengirola reduces debt by 75% in 3 years

I. G.

...conference, she added that council polices have helped it reach third position of all Spanish local councils in the Dyntra transparency index.

13:34

Local

"It's the foreign buyer who drives the Costa real estate market"

Nieves Castro

A real estate price monitoring index is pointing to good news in the property sector on the Costa del Sol and is further proof of the strength of the market. The regular survey by Fotocasa, an online real estate agency, focusses on resale

14:39

National

People in Spain still feel the country is corrupt

R. C. madrid

An annual report has ranked Spain as 17th out of the 28 EU countries in a 'perception of corruption' index. The survey, by watchdog Transparency International, measures what people feel about the corruption in their country. Spain is at the same

13:04

Opinion

No Spain, no gain

Peter Edgerton

The Bloomberg Health Index declared Spain the healthiest country in the whole wide world a few weeks back and it came as little surprise to those of us lucky enough to live here. The study takes into account a variety of factors such as life

14:51

National

Frustration felt by Brits in Spain as Brexit date remains unclear

Jennie Rhodes

...goverment site in English: http://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/lang/en/brexit/howtoprepare/Paginas/index.aspx The general feeling among British people in Malaga is that of relief that the UK and Spain have already set in place bilateral agreements, which will

11:50

National

More for less

JEREMY BLATCH finance

...managers will fail to beat the market rate of return; and third, the average actively managed fund costs seven times more than the average passive index fund. (Investment Company Institute 2014 and Morningstar Inc.) Since 1976, passive index funds allow ... investors to hold an index of securities. The index consists of companies held in the same proportion as they are listed in the market. Assuming the facts above, by accepting the market rate of return with the market risk, at a hugely reduced cost, the ... very low cost index fund will put the odds of investment success, over time, firmly in their favour, therefore delivering more for less. With interest rates at historic lows, European bonds with negative real yields, historic public deficits and a

11:50

Opinion

Is this time different?

JEREMY BLATCH

...broad consensus that valuations of US stocks are historically high. The S&P 500 Index of the top 500 US companies by capitalisation has posted three all-time highs this year - something never seen before in history. The longest running bull market ever ... low-cost index funds and will stay the course. Is this time different? Probably not... The comments and observations by the author are a reflection of his opinion and do not constitute an offer to buy and hold securities, nor does he receive any

13:43

LifeStyle

Five diets with the backing of science

ELENA MARTÍN LÓPEZ

...with a suitable control over carbohydrate consumption and avoids simple sugars with a high glycaemic index. The main advantage is that, apart from the carbohydrates and sugars, there are no strict restrictions on foods. "It is a very effective type

11:05

LifeStyle

Understanding cellulite can help to combat it

SUR

...cellulite or reduce its effects. The first is to eat a healthy diet and drink plenty of liquids. It has been shown that there is a relationship between a high index of toxins in the body and the appearance of callulite, so experts recommend avoiding fast

15:26

Opinion

Passionate about property

JEREMY BLATCH

...investor's portfolio. There are many ways to invest. Property funds and private partnerships are expensive, designed to make money for the provider not the investor. Owning an Index of Real Estate Investments Trust (REITs) provides liquidity and

17:09

Opinion

A precedented situation

Mark Nayler

...benchmark Index - also fell, to below 10,000 points for the first time since 2015). Whether Catalonia can support such a substantial capital outflow, or how it would fare if another 3,000 companies fled Barcelona, are questions up for debate; but even posing

16:29

LifeStyle

Pulses: healthy and packed with nutrients

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

...pulses for nutritional value. Did you know, for example, that lentils have as much protein as quinoa? Or that the chickpea contains as much calcium as cheese? Because of their low glycemic index and high fibre content, pulses are excellent options for

11:47

Local

Court invalidates more mortgage clauses but for different reasons

Héctor Barbotta Marbella

...euribor interest rate, but on a more complicated financial index called the IRPH (Índice de Referencia de Préstamos Hipotecarios), which can be a higher rate than the euribor. In the cases, brought against Banco Mare Nostrum and Caixabank, the

15:54

Opinion

All that glitters is not gold

JEREMY BLATCH

...a 'glittering' 1,500% against the US stock market S&P Index last year, compared to a 'dull' 8% for gold. In spite of that, to compare Bitcoin or any cryptocurrency with gold is to misunderstand the very reason for owning the yellow metal. Gold has

17:10

LifeStyle

Spain still speaks 'Spanglish'

JOSEBA VÁZQUEZ

...has also dropped down the international ranking based on the same index. In terms of knowledge of English, Spain occupies 23rd place out of 32 European countries, ahead of only Italy, France, Belorus, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Albania, Turkey and

12:45

Local

Local hotel helps combat child prostitution in India

TONY BRYANT

...deal with human trafficking should be appointed. India has only one of those and that should be expanded,” the director continued. According to data from the Human Development Index published by the UNDP, approximately 54 percent of the population in

15:14

Opinion

Time-out

Mark Nayler

...document suspending it. The markets rallied as a result of the Catalan president's last-minute retreat from the brink. Spain's benchmark Index, the Ibex 35, climbed 1.5% on Wednesday morning, recovering some of the value it lost last week. By half past