Shares

Archive for January, 2012

Shares

Following on from my last blog – have you had a real hard look at your investments? This week I want to look at shares, particularly shares in early stage unquoted companies. Over the last decade quoted shares have failed to generate significant capital gains but investors have been rewarded with dividends and hence returns…

Investment Strategy

Had a real hard look at your investments recently? 2012 has arrived, and I want to look back some 12 years to 31 December 1999: FTSE 100 was at an all-time high of 6,930 nearly 25% higher than today’s level of 5,626. Government bonds with a 10 year maturity were yielding 5.5% compared to 2%…