The Spectator Articles

First published in 1828, The Spectator is one of the most influential weekly publications in the English language. Alongside political and lifestyle articles, the publication aims to offer "smart ideas for smart investors."

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Risks Aren’t Only for Equities

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 12/10/2018

In our experience, we find many investors approach choosing securities based on odd criteria—like perceptions of safety from risk.

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Brexit fears create a bullish backdrop for the UK

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 22/05/2018

Nearly two years ago, the UK’s vote to leave the EU shook sentiment globally. In our coverage of UK media, we found many economists forecasting that Brexit would have major implications, including…

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Nine Years a Bull

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 03/04/2018

On 6 March, global equity markets marked the nine-year anniversary of the global financial crisis’s end and the beginning of…

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Brexit Isn’t Driving UK Business Stagnation

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 06/03/2018

For more than a year and a half now, the UK economy has defied fears of the Brexit vote causing a recession. But the worries haven’t stopped — instead they have morphed. The latest iteration, seen…

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Why investors’ hopes for energy shares may be too high

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 26/01/2018

The FTSE 100 finished strong last year, gaining 5 per cent in December to bring full-year returns to 12 per cent — and cheering up UK investors in the process. One big contributor was energy shares, which spent most of 2017 in the red before a strong fourth-quarter rally.

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