The straight talking show for financial professionals examines how investors can now access residential property as an asset class through funds and asks whether the UK housing market is turning into a bubble? In the hot seat is David Gibbons of Hearthstone.
This straight talking show aimed at finance professionals investigates the exotic and sometimes emotional world of alternative investments with Guy Tolhurst, from the 2013 Alternative Investment Summit and Managing Director of Intelligent Partnership.
Lawrence Gosling and David Stevenson discuss why so many investors choose to focus on emotional and collectible assets such as stamps, cars and art – are these alternative assets a great diversifier or are they simply too risky for the mainstream investor?
Investors are constantly encouraged to ‘diversify’ their investments across different classes, with many experts suggesting that ‘alternative assets’ might be a sensible source of future returns. But is this focus on everything from commodities through to rare cars and stamps, a wise idea for the average investor?