MMR: The morning after

by Mike Abbott | Sep 27, 2014

As people are gradually noticing, it’s becoming a lot harder to take out a new mortgage. At the Sable International, we’ve noticed a definite ...

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Actively managed vs passive investment strategies

by Mike Abbott | Sep 23, 2014

The debate between active and passive investment remains a point of contention amongst the investment community and, as interest in index-link...

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Pound cost averaging: An investor lifebuoy

by Mike Abbott | Sep 7, 2014

It is a stormy time for markets across the world with no sign of let up just yet. Almost every day, a new factor emerges that throws condition...

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HNWIs’ money should be invested globally, directly

by Mike Abbott | Jul 24, 2014

The recent South Africa 2014 Wealth Book revealed that South Africa’s 47 464 high net worth individuals (HNWIs) hold only 17.4% of their wealt...

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Dunelm: The challenges of pension auto-enrolment

by Bill Monty | Jul 18, 2014

Dunelm Soft Furnishings Ltd was recently in the crosshairs of the Pensions Regulator. What started as a routine enquiry into Dunelm’s failure ...

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Home bias and international diversification

by Mike Abbott | Jul 14, 2014

Studies have shown that over the long term, equity markets tend to outperform many other asset classes, and although the investor must tolerat...

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Capitalism and Sable International’s investment philosophy

by Mike Abbott | Jul 9, 2014

Creating goods and taking them to market for profit is a process which has been around for many centuries, but the origin of the term ‘capital...

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Auto enrolment for SMEs: Why ignoring it could cost you more

by Mike Abbott | May 28, 2014

Small businesses tend to make the mistake of thinking that automatic enrolment is tomorrow's problem. However, the looming ‘capacity crunch’ a...

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Six principles for long-term investors

by Mike Abbott | May 27, 2014

Equity markets in the US, UK and Europe have been heated by government stimuli over the past year, with returns causing many people to make im...

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