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3rd February 2016 - Investment Comment
The oil price continued to drive investment sentiment as 2016 got under way. For the opening weeks of the year oil continued to sell off, with Brent Crude dropping below $30 per barrel. However, it has since recovered and almost reached it ...
20th January 2016 - News
Last week, an analyst note by Andrew Roberts at RBS set off a series of headlines in national newspapers which spooked retail investors. This note will look at whether that worry is justified.
First though, a comment on the author of th ...
8th January 2016 - Investment Comment
In the fourth quarter, investment markets rebounded after third quarter falls. Returns of the major indices are shown below:
21st December 2015 - News
Many investors want to know where markets are heading. Buying when markets are low and selling when they are high is ideal in theory, but can this be done in practice?
We found it useful to consider some historical perspecti ...
3rd December 2015 - Investment Comment
The Autumn Statement provided a major set-piece economic event in November. Despite being the third event of this kind this year (following both pre-election and post-election budgets) there were several relevant announcements for investor ...