Offshore investing

Solving the diversification dilemma

"Don’t put all your eggs in one basket" is a phrase familiar to many of us, and when it comes to investing and minimising risk, it is quite a sensible approach. However, what if you thought you were spreading your eggs across many baskets – by investing in the "well-diversified" FTSE World Index, for example – but, in reality, they were concentrated in just one basket? This is precisely what we believe has been happening in world markets over the past few years and why we believe that building deliberately different portfolios is what will make the difference for clients in the long run, as Matthew Spencer, from our offshore partner, Orbis explains in the video below.

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