Nutmeg Investment team
Markowitz’s legacy: Why Modern Portfolio Theory still prevails
30 June 2023|4 min
Harry Markowitz, the celebrated creator of Modern Portfolio Theory, died recently aged 95. In tribute, here are some of his lessons in diversification that all investors can take heed of, preceded by quotes from the man himself.
The importance of portfolio diversification
20 April 2023|5 min
Diversification – investing across a range of different asset classes, regions, sectors, and styles – is the bedrock of multi-asset investing. It helps you to spread risk and can improve your chances of higher returns. The popularity and performance of different asset classes will always ebb and flow, but diversification is timeless. Let’s remind ourselves of this core principle of portfolio construction.
Is now a good time to invest?
29 March 2023|7 min
Markets are going through another volatile period, and your investments may well have fallen in value recently. However, if you are investing with a long-term horizon of at least three years, could now be the right time to put more of your money to work?