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30th January 2012 - News

Comments from Fund Managers

Ted Alexander, Neptune Global Long/ Short Sector Fund Sectors tend to provide long periods of outperformance or underperformance, making it relatively easy to identify a trend. They also have lower volatility than individual stocks. The ...

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5th January 2012 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment Jan 2012

We said in our investment commentary in October that earnings yields in most equity markets compare very favourably with bond yields relative to history. That continues to be the case, despite recent rises in the stockmarket as a result of ...

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3rd January 2012 - News

SRA take first ABS applications

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) became a Licensing Authority on 23 December 2011, and expects about 20 applicants for Alternative Business Structures (ABS) initially, when it starts processing applications. Among them will be the ...

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22nd December 2011 - News

VCTs available for investment

With restrictions on pension contributions and the lifetime allowance for pensions coming down from £1.8m to £1.5m in April, other forms of tax-efficient investment may need to be considered. These include Venture Capital Trust ...

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8th December 2011 - News

Transact fined by the FSA

We have a few clients with their portfolios on the Transact platform, and if you are one of them we will be writing to you separately. It does appear that the problem has been resolved, and no client has suffered detriment or loss as a ...

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