News

Back

Leyland's Look

Ben Leyland, manager of the JOHCM Global Opportunities fund, on why investors' "fear of missing out" is so dangerous. 

  • Ben Leyland
  • Robert Lancastle
18 Sep 2019
View PDF   Download PDF  
View PDF   Download PDF  
  • For real world investors, risk is the danger of a permanent loss of capital, not the risk of failing to keep up with a benchmark.
  • The impact of bad days in global stock markets outweighs the impact of good days.
  • History suggests periods of suppressed market volatility, like 2016-9, are often followed by extreme dislocations.

Disclaimer

Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise as a result of market and currency fluctuations and you may not get back the amount originally invested. Investing in companies in emerging markets involves higher risk than investing in established economies or securities markets. Emerging Markets may have less stable legal and political systems, which could affect the safe-keeping or value of assets. The Fund’s investment include shares in small-cap companies and these tend to be traded less frequently and in lower volumes than larger companies making them potentially less liquid and more volatile. The annual management charge is deducted from the capital of the Fund. This will increase the income from the Fund but may constrain or erode potential for capital growth. We recommend that you read the Prospectus and Key Investor Information Document available from the address overleaf or from our website. Information on how JOHCM handles personal data which it receives can be found in the JOHCM Privacy Statement on our website: www.johcm.com. The information contained herein including any expression of opinion is for information purposes only and is given on the understanding that it is not a recommendation. Issued and approved in the UK by J O Hambro Capital Management Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. JOHCM® is a registered trademark of J O Hambro Capital Management Ltd. J O Hambro® is a registered trademark of Barnham Broom Ltd. Registered in England and Wales under No:2176004. Registered office: Level 3, 1 St James’s Market, London SW1Y 4AH.

For a better experience, we recommend viewing this website in landscape orientation.

Webcast

×