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

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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