When to buy Aim stocks

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow

Is it time to consider buying Aim stocks? Often, the answer is a big fat "no". Since it began in 1995, the FTSE Aim index has fallen by over 26 per cent which means Aim shares have often been over-priced. This is perhaps because investors are overconfident about their ability to predict corporate growth, or perhaps because they pay too much for the small chance of big returns.

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