Safe as houses: Investment and speculation

Con Keating explores whether commonly held investment beliefs bear close scrutiny

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Con Keating is head of research at Brighton Rock Group
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Con Keating is head of research at Brighton Rock Group

In early 2020, in order to explore the potential for collective defined contribution (CDC) pensions, I began an extensive project to investigate the investment performance of the major asset classes, products and investment strategies.

This has involved wading through a quagmire of marketing hype, greenwashing, and outright misrepresentation. The Competition and Markets Authority's new strictures on greenwashing seem overdue. It appears...

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