Duncan Lamont

Head of Research and Analytics

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Economics

15JAN 2019

Which stock markets look ‘cheap’ as we head into 2019?

As the dust settles on 2018 in turbulent fashion, Duncan Lamont assesses how market valuations look as we head into 2019.

2018

OCTOBER

03OCT 2018

Economics

Are short sellers ethical?

It’s a few of the practitioners, rather than the practice, of short selling that can be unethical.

AUGUST

24AUG 2018

Economics

The chart that highlights the eerie calm of the longest US bull market

This alternative chart of the record bull market shows why some investors might be getting complacent.

15AUG 2018

Economics

The Elon Musk dilemma – AKA the stockmarket cost/benefit trade-off

Elon Musk, CEO of electric carmaker Tesla, has suggested he will take the company private. We look at the costs and benefits of a stockmarket listing.

JULY

31JUL 2018

Economics

Seven surprising facts about tax revenues around the world

New data collated by the OECD compares how governments raise taxes, yielding some notable findings.

11JUL 2018

Economics

World Cup special: which stockmarkets look ‘cheap’?

Our quarterly examination of market valuations coincides with the World Cup. Duncan Lamont offers some observations about market performance - and pitch performance.

APRIL

12APR 2018

Economics

Which stockmarkets look cheap after the torrid start to 2018?

The start of 2018 has been volatile for stockmarkets. Duncan Lamont, Head of Research, explains how it has shifted valuations.

MARCH

28MAR 2018

Economics

Can you afford a 36% mortgage hike? (For once renters may be better off)

Schroders analysis of official forecasts suggests the next five years will be very different to the recent experience for both homebuyers and tenants.