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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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25th April 2013 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment April 2013

A falling currency and continued momentum in equities globally saw sterling-based investors reap considerable rewards in the first quarter of 2013. Regional market performance was not uniform. In particular, the developed stockmarkets o ...

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9th April 2013 - Investment Comment

Quarterly Investment Comment: Q2 2013

Returns of indices are shown below:     Q1 2013      %   Year 2012    % Year 2011    %   Equities   ...

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25th March 2013 - News

Golden Rules for Trustees

The Trustee Act 2000 details the main responsibilities of trustees but does not address the practicalities of trust administration. The following tips may assist trustees in the performance of their duties:   1. Obtain a copy ...

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