At TILLIT we are big believers in learning and broadening our horizons. We also think that there is too much noise in the world of stock markets and investing today. Our focus is on the long-term and that is reflected in our various Insight articles, from opinion pieces to interviews and beginners’ guides, and even our market updates only come out quarterly.
Keeping score: The truth about ESG ratings
As sustainable investing grows in popularity, how can we distinguish truly sustainable companies and funds from greenwashing? To help investors with this question, a growing number of companies offer ratings which rank stocks or funds based on a variety of ESG metrics. However, these ratings can sometimes be more of a hindrance than a help.Read more
Impact funds: If finance and philanthropy had a love child
How do you marry a financial return with making the world a better place? Is it even possible or is it an oxymoron? Impact funds are here to prove that it can be done.Read more
Does the house always win?
While they are perhaps not as well-dressed – or cosmetically enhanced – as the Kardashians, there is a select group of celebrity fund managers who regularly outperform and are endlessly profiled in the media. Deemed to have the Midas touch, these individuals often control staggering large amounts of money too.Read more
Multi-asset funds: The ready meal approach to investing
Multi-asset funds do exactly what they say on the tin: they contain a combination of different assets. Someone else picks the assets so that you don’t have to, serving up diversification on a plate.Read more
ESG funds: Should you pick active or passive?
So, you have decided you want to incorporate some environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles into your investment portfolio. You have read our guide on the different ESG styles of investing, but now you are faced with a key question: do you choose an active or passive fund?Read more