Friday, December 19, 2008

Anthony Bolton predicts better 2009 for Investors

Legendary investor Anthony Bolton has predicted a better 2009 for investors.

He said in the Sunday Times on 14th Decemeber, “Everything I need to see for a bottom is there. Valuations look cheap and you often get this kind of high intra-day volatility at a turning point,” he said.

“All the pieces are in place for a rally in the first quarter. The first stage of the bull market will be quite strong followed by a long period of consolidation. In the long run the market could return to its peak [6,930 in December 1999] but it could take quite some time.”

Does he know what he is talking about?

From 1979 until 2007, Bolton delivered average annual returns of 20.3% , compared with 7.7% from the FTSE All-Share index in that period,

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