Resurrection of the value investor

As tech stocks bite, an old investing approach is back in the good books.

Summary: While the principals of ‘value investing’ have fallen out of favour as those in the US chase growth stocks with big accelerations, particularly tech stocks – but hits to the big four tech players in the year to date is making some reconsider. Meanwhile investors are favouring low-cost options like ETFs to get market exposure without having to negotiate stocks and their value individually – though analysts believe there are opportunities across the board.

Key take-out:Value investing is experiencing a resurgence, but it takes patience – and investors would be best off assuming losses will be made, at least in the short term. 

Key beneficiaries: General investors.. Category: Shares.


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