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4th April 2016 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment April 2016

Returns of the major indices are shown below:   Q1 2016 31/12/15-31/3/16 % Year 2015 % Year 2014 % Equities     ...

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4th April 2016 - News

Thoughts on Brexit

With the campaigning for the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU now fully underway, the investment community is beginning to consider the effects the referendum, and its result, may have on the economy and the stock markets. ...

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18th March 2016 - News

Budget Report March 2016

The Chancellor looked to deliver a stable budget, aiming to avoid controversy ahead of the EU Referendum in June. Whilst there were no ground-breaking announcements, the detail still contains proposals of interest to investors.   T ...

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14th March 2016 - News

Defined Benefit Transfers

Many employees have, over their working life, built up a considerable entitlement to a defined benefit pension. This type of pension undertakes to pay a predetermined portion of an employee’s final salary in retirement (hence these s ...

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3rd March 2016 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment March 2016

February saw some stability return to the stock markets following the volatility of January. In the UK, for example, the Top UK 100 Companies fell slightly as the month began before finding a bottom and climbing to open in March at 6, ...

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