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  • Balancing Europe

    By Ex-Platinum Analyst, 15 Jul 2015

    Faced with the sovereign debt crisis of Greece, the influx of migrants and refugees, the uncertain future of Britain’s EU membership, can Germany hold Europe together? Charles Weule, formerly an investment analyst at Platinum and now a resident in Berlin, shares his thoughts on the...

  • The Chinese Stock Market Cascade

    By
    Kerr Neilson,
    User

    Kerr, with the help of Andrew Clifford, founded Platinum in 1994 with a view to making money for investors. The emphasis was on continuing the successful investment approach.. More

    08 Jul 2015

    The Chinese stock market has been experiencing significant turbulence, triggering the government to adopt a series of measures intended to support parts of the market, which, however, may have unwittingly exacerbated the cascade. 

  • The Greek Conundrum

    By
    Philip Ingram,
    User

    Philip joined Platinum in 2009 as an investment analyst. Previously, he worked for Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley in the UK, analysing the British and Irish banking sectors... More

    01 Jul 2015

    With Greece edging closer and closer to defaulting on its sovereign debt, Philip Ingram considers the immediate impacts a Greek default would have on stock and bond markets as well as on the Euro. With Greece edging closer and closer to defaulting on its sovereign debt, Philip Ingram considers...

  • The Incoming EV/Hybrid Vehicle (R)evolution

    By
    Alessandro Barbi,
    User

    Alex is an industry veteran and a long-time member of the Platinum team. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.. More

    11 Jun 2015

    Alex Barbi, portfolio manager of the Platinum International Technology Fund, discusses the onset of the electric and hybrid vehicle revolution and the attendant development in battery technology., Alex Barbi, portfolio manager of the Platinum International Technology Fund, discusses the onset...

  • Market Update - April 2015

    By
    Andrew Clifford,
    User

    Andrew co-founded Platinum in 1994 as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer, having worked alongside Kerr for several years at Bankers Trust and perfecting the craft of.. More

    01 Apr 2015

    As investors crowd towards the perceived low-risk and high-certainty assets, we at Platinum continue to apply the same contrarian approach as we always have, and we are finding undervalued opportunities in the less fashionable parts of the market.

  • Finding Attractive Investments in the Technology Sector

    By
    Alessandro Barbi,
    User

    Alex is an industry veteran and a long-time member of the Platinum team. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.. More

    24 Mar 2015

    Alex Barbi, portfolio manager of the Platinum International Technology Fund, explains why some of the mature companies, such as Intel, Oracle and Samsung, are attractive, under-appreciated investments in a ‘hot’ technology sector.

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