Nicola Horlick: Why P2P can prove a haven in stormy times

Sub-sector of crowdfunding

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Nicola Horlick, who has been a professional investor for more than three decades, explains why her new business focuses on P2P lending and the still relatively new idea of the Innovative Finance ISA

The events of 2016 have made it difficult to predict where investors will find steady returns in the future. Politically, we are facing uncertainty at home, as the potential consequences of what seems an inevitable exit from the European Union seem to change daily. Events abroad meanwhile are dominated by what is happening in the US, where the volatility of change and the frequency of significant news events - what journalists call ‘story burn' - are increasingly alarming. So it is hardly surprising, amid the climate of political turmoil and prevailing economic uncertainty, that relat...

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