Chris Dillow's Benchmark Portfolio 

Simple rules that make us money

Simple rules that make us money

Equities have made a good start to the year: the FTSE 350 rose by 3.4 per cent in the first quarter. You would expect, therefore, that high-beta stocks would have done especially well. And you’d be right. My portfolio of them (which comprises the 20 stocks with the highest covariances with the market) rose 9.9 per cent in the quarter.

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