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CONNECTING GLOBALLY

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We are continuing our tradition of world-changing scholarship by working in partnership with others across the globe

Some Retirement Investing Do’s and Don’ts

28 February 2019 5:53 pm

No matter your level of sophistication, we think there is a common thread amongst investors: They are all fallible humans.…

A drive to change lives

23 February 2019 9:00 am

The Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2019 open for online entries on Monday 4 March

The Myth of Market Certainties

22 January 2019 4:30 pm

“Equities seem so uncertain now. I’ll just wait until the market settles down—then I’ll make a move.” Many investors may…

The fact no one likes to admit: many gay men could just have easily been straight

5 January 2019 9:00 am

Long-suffering Spectator readers deserve a seasonal break from yet another Remoaner diatribe from me. My last on this page, making…

As a Muslim woman, I’d like to thank Boris Johnson for calling out the niqab

23 December 2018 7:05 am

We’re closing 2018 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 9: Qanta Ahmed on the niqab:…

Year-end reminder: You can’t buy past returns

18 December 2018 11:37 am

As the year winds down, we approach the season when some investors do an annual portfolio review. Checking in on…

Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings in Brexit: The Uncivil War

Benedict Cumberbatch on playing my husband, Dominic Cummings

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Watching Benedict Cumberbatch become my husband

Why the Eurozone Economy Shouldn’t Mind Draghi’s Departure

16 November 2018 3:36 pm

Mario Draghi’s term as head of the European Central Bank (ECB) doesn’t end until next October, but we are already…

Tough choices and worthy winners in a dazzling field

10 November 2018 9:00 am

Martin Vander Weyer reveals the regional and overall winners of a competition that attracted entries from every business sector and every corner of the UK — and gave the judging panel a fiendishly difficult set of choices

The ECHR’s ruling on defaming Mohammed is bad news for Muslims

3 November 2018 7:50 am

In a monumental irony, the ECHR’s agreement with an Austrian court that offensive comments about the Prophet Mohammed were ‘beyond…

The winners of the Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2018

2 November 2018 11:06 am

Which UK companies are rewriting the rules and redefining their marketplaces? Earlier this year, The Spectator and Julius Baer launched the…

Risks Aren’t Only for Equities

12 October 2018 5:38 pm

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

Children playing Warwick Music plastic instruments

2018 finalists lunch – Midlands

3 October 2018 11:43 am

Today we’re in the baronial setting of Hampton Manor Hotel in Warwickshire — a long iron shot from Birmingham Airport,…

Touchlight Genetics has the capability to make DNA products ‘ten times cheaper and ten times faster’

2018 finalists lunch – London and The South

27 September 2018 2:42 pm

This week we gathered in the elegant dining room of our sponsor, the private bank Julius Baer, to meet the…

Is it possible to draw Serena Williams without being racist?

15 September 2018 9:00 am

[Update: Mark Knight, the Australian cartoonist accused of racism for drawing Serena Williams, has deleted his social media accounts after…

‘No-deal’ Brexit and equities: A Fisher Investments UK perspective

3 September 2018 3:52 pm

All summer, financial media and UK policymakers have been preoccupied with the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, in which the…

The beauty of Islam

1 September 2018 9:00 am

This tolerant, respectful faith has transformed my life

The death cross isn’t stocks’ Grim Reaper, according to Fisher Investments UK

1 September 2018 8:00 am

Here at Fisher Investments UK, we think that looking at the death cross has major flaws as a technical indicator…

Successful investing doesn’t require chasing the latest fad

24 August 2018 4:47 pm

In our review of financial media, headlines tend to highlight areas of the market that are either doing very well…

2018 finalists – The North East

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  rradar has established a vast online resource for clients seeking legal advice, a database for risk management, and the…

2018 finalists – Scotland and Northern Ireland

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  Amiqus ID is an encrypted online system for client-onboarding and transaction checks, with the intention of tackling cyber risk…

2018 finalists – The North West and Wales

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  AMPLYFI has created DataVoyant, which it claims is ‘the most advanced business intelligence and research tool in the world’.…

2018 finalists – The Midlands

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  Black Pear’s principle activity is software research and development in the healthcare sector. Its greatest innovation has been the…

2018 finalists – London and The South

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  Carwow is a comparison website that aims to facilitate car sales in the smoothest way possible.   Echo is…