Duncan Lamont

Head of Research and Analytics

2018

NOVEMBER

13NOV 2018

Economic Views

Six reasons you should care about share buybacks

Share buybacks have fundamentally altered the investment landscape over recent years. This has long term consequences which investors need to be aware of.

OCTOBER

03OCT 2018

Equities

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

Equities

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

Equities

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 benefits and costs of a stockmarket listing.

JULY

31JUL 2018

Economic Views

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

Equities

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

Equities

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.