Rebecca Hampson's Articles
Turkey and emerging market debt
The Turkish Central Bank raised interest rates last week in a bid to prop up the declining Lira and stop investors fleeing Turkish markets. The Lira has depreciated just over […]
Private Equity ETFs: the place to be for the next recession?
Private equity keeps growing and growing but it’s a difficult sector to break into if you don’t have a huge amount of money. If you don’t know what private equity […]
The case for emerging markets
Emerging market equities have had a pretty dire year and recent events in Turkey as well as Trump’s trade wars with China have done little to help their performance. The […]
ETFs can reduce your currency risk
When you invest in foreign markets, it pays to think about currency volatility. You might invest in a country where its stock market rises 10% over a year, but if […]
Growth still reigns over value
Growth stocks have soared on the back of a growing economy, but as stock growth and strong returns begin to falter – with the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Netflix […]
Can US equities sustain their run?
Large cap US equities have had a good run recently. The S&P 500 rose 20% last year, but this year the gains started to slow with a mere 1.4% uptick […]
What next for the oil price?
Oil posted its worst loss in two years last month amid concerns that a trade war will hit economic growth and energy demand will fall. Supply seems to be picking […]
Uncertain Japan may provide a decent hedge
At the beginning of the last week media reports circulated that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) was considering changing its interest rate targets. It prompted the 10-year government bond yield […]
by Rebecca Hampson, 20th July 2018
Making money in the crypto space in the last 18 months has been pretty easy. The HFR Cryptocurrency Index was up 2908% last year, but access through an ETF doesn’t […]
Investing in China as Trump trade war begins
Chinese share prices have been badly hit this summer as concerns about a Trump trade war have risen. In early July this came to a head when Beijing responded to […]