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Investing in the climate

The study of extreme weather events in our climate such as hurricanes is one example of how science can raise…

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Human nature, financial crises and investing in the face of uncertainty

While markets regularly seem to have periods of falling prices, advisers can often seem to focus on the upside, directing…

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Steady as she goes: market crises require transparency and caution

Quintin Rayer advocates caution and transparency when discussing investments and market crises with clients. Although markets regularly go through periods…

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Why benchmark selection is a form of client communication

Many advisers use collective investment funds for their clients’ investment needs. In many cases, these are managed relative to some…

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Hurricanes hit company share prices

Climate risks are often considered by environmentally aware investors. But research suggests share prices in carbon-intensive sectors may not reflect…

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Does ‘low risk’ really mean low risk?

Does ‘low risk’ really mean low risk? Previously Quintin Rayer looked at risk in financial products; with emphasis on the…

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The Importance of Ethical Investment

Quintin Rayer discusses how although ethical investment can be seen as falling into the ‘nice-to-have’ but non-essential category, it is…

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The alchemy of risk (and communicating risk to clients)

In this article Dr Quintin Rayer looks at issues around risk in financial products; the forms risk may take and…

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How to select ethical funds

In this short Citywire New Model Adviser®, ‘Adviser Feature’ Quintin Rayer gives a very brief overview of some issues that…

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Ethical investing: the unlikely route to alpha?

Although some will assume that ethical and sustainable portfolios have higher risk and lower returns than their conventional counterparts, research…

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