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9th August 2013 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment August 2013

We have entered the quiet period of summer when the markets often lack direction. We expect that once this period is over, the stockmarkets of the UK and US are poised to head higher.  The mid-cap Top UK 250 Companies index conti ...

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12th July 2013 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment July 2013

Developed equity markets, particularly the US and Japan, have continued to do better than emerging markets in the second quarter, and we think that trend will continue in the months ahead.  The fear of a withdrawal of quantitative ...

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9th July 2013 - Investment Comment

Quarterly Investment Comment: Q3 2013

  Q2 2013      %   Q1 2013      %   Year 2012    % Year 2011    % &n ...

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26th June 2013 - News

Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs)

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has decided that VCTs should not be classified as unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS), which is good news because it means that retail investors can continue to use them as part of their ...

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6th June 2013 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment June 2013

It was inevitable there would be a wobble in the stockmarket after such a strong performance.  A combination of worries about when the Fed will start reducing their quantitative easing programme, volatility in the Japanese stockmarket ...

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