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"Don't put all your eggs in one basket" How many times have you been given this good advice, dear reader? "The more you diversify, the better" is something we hear all the time. "It limits your risk, your returns are practically guaranteed, you will sleep better at night, you are safe",.... you know the refrain. Well, it seems that this is not always a happy tune.
We recently informed you that the speculation tax was going to be abolished; we can now tell you the exact date: Minister of Finance, Mr Johan van Overtveldt confirmed this on Finance Avenue: "As of 1 January 2017 the speculation tax is over and out, for good." This means no speculation tax is due on shares sold after that date. So any added value accrued this year and realised in 2017 will no longer taxed at 33%.
If I invited you to play a game, would you say yes? With prior knowledge that your chance of winning is around 99.95% and that if you win you'll almost certainly win thousands of euros? What's that you say? Yes? However, 95 per cent of Belgians prefer not to play this game, because they don't understand the rules and seriously underestimate their chance of winning. Their loss.
We want to give you a treat, with five analyses from the De Belegger analysts. As a reminder, at the beginning of the year they did the same thing, recommending Barco, Umicore, NN Group, Royal Dutch Shell and GlaxoSmithKline as shares worth buying.