Latest News - Colin Mclean
Colin McLean: why Scottish referendum debate is misunderstood
SVM founder says little thought has been given to the potential for a constitutional crisis in the Scottish debate.
Colin McLean: overconfidence could be markets’ biggest hurdle
What should investors make now of the mixed signals that question the strength of global equity markets
Colin McLean: investing through the coming deflationary shock
People can only model what they know, and deflation is outside of our experience
Colin McLean: beating the cognitive biases of EM investment
No matter how hard investors try to analyse prospects clinically, emotion is never far away.
Colin McLean: the bubbly IPO market is flashing danger warnings
Investors must discriminate between companies that need growth, and those that need a brand new business model
Colin McLean: how companies manipulate our search for silver linings
large companies are adept at guiding investors, playing on our weakness for good stories. So how to guard against this?
Colin McLean: the next emerging markets chapter is about to unfold
With investors reassessing the risks associated with emerging markets and questioning the growth story in these relatively young democracies, SVM's founder sees this as a critical time for the region.
Colin McLean's guide to bubble watching
A failure to identify bubbles has been a recurring weakness of investor psychology. Most are unprepared for the crashes that follow booms
Colin McLean: euro equity is a cheap option on German self-interest
Investors should recognise that Europe’s problems will trigger radical action. Policies must change, and shares should benefit
Colin McLean: it's not too late - the pound weakness opportunity
The SVM founder takes a look at what impact a run on the pound could have on the equities in his latest piece for Weath Manager.
Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate
Henry Boucher, manager of the £129 million Sarasin Food & Agriculture Opportunities fund, explains why he is gobbling up salmon and chocolate stocks.
Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds
Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers analyse what the Alibaba IPO hype means for Chinese equities, slowing growth of the UK economy and whether there’s anything left to play for in the European sovereign bond market.
Veteran banker boosts Sanlam’s stockbroking team
A veteran private banker has been recruited by Sanlam Private Investments to strengthen its advisory stockbroking team.
Profile: Psigma's Edinburgh boss on why he is in Scotland long term
When Tim Wishart agreed to launch an Edinburgh office for Psigma he was not expecting to head the company’s first overseas team