Technology adds a spark to deflation-hit markets

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Digital hardware is the exception to the rule on turnover growth

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VW crash hasn’t put me off European equities

Tracker funds will always leave you at the mercy of events

Surviving the Chinese and euro storms

I’m staying well away from commodities

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Turmoil leaves German investments intact

Earnings and dividends are more reliable in the country

Bonds alternate between panic and greed

I remain a nervous and unconvinced bondholder

UK productivity problem is not so puzzling

The answer can be explained over a cup of coffee

Risk, reward and gearing in Reits

The ability to borrow against buildings can become a problem when interest rates start to rise

Avoid losses in race to the bottom

Time to switch out of dollar shareholdings

Taking a punt on Europe

My passive portfolio set to boost exposure to the Continent

Sticking with shares

Spectre of Greece looms large

Strange effects of stimulus

A global slowdown could be good for some

A world of cheaper oil

A lower crude price means very different things in different regions

Markets’ capacity to surprise

Few foresaw the fall in the oil price or Japan’s expanded QE

Bonds will be big losers from QE

Property and shares will profit

Dark clouds gather over Europe

Economic stagnation and the Russia-Ukraine conflict are worrying

Political shadows over the UK

Doubts over Scotland and the general election

Caution over emerging markets

More diversity in China, and new positions in Latin America

Investing against the grain

The long-term picture is weak but there may be gains to be made

Solace of re-emerging markets

China, India finally look good value

Squeezing the last from the property boom

Commercial property shares have made strong gains


John Redwood John Redwood was an investment analyst, manager and director for Robert Fleming and for NM Rothschild in the 1970s and 1980s. Since then he has been a pension trustee, member of the Investment Committee of an Oxford College, the Chairman of Evercore Pan-Asset's investment company and a non-executive Director of a hedge fund and an investment trust.

He has written extensively on economic and investment subjects, including 'Popular Capitalism' (1988); 'The Global marketplace' (1993); Superpower Struggles (2005); and 'Freeing Britain to compete' (2007).

He is currently a Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and a lecturer and commentator on economic and investment matters. He holds a doctorate from Oxford University and the IMC Investment Management qualification.

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