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10th February 2013 - Investment Comment
Stockmarkets got off to a strong start in 2013. Earnings yields in most equity markets still compare very favourably to bond yields relative to history, despite recent rises in the stockmarket. Dividends can increase, whereas f ...
15th January 2013 - Investment Comment
INVESTMENT COMMENT – January 2013
"Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. And believe me, it will be enough."
Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Ban ...
3rd January 2013 - Investment Comment
We said in October that earnings yields in most equity markets compare very favourably to bond yields relative to history. That continues to be the case, despite recent rises in the stockmarket as a result of the positive news f ...
19th October 2012 - News
You may not have heard about it yet, but the way that financial advisers run their businesses, and how they provide services to you and other consumers, is changing.
From 1 January 2013 the Retail Distribution Review (or RDR for ...
1st October 2012 - Investment Comment
Prudent risk-taking was rewarded in the recent quarter with most equity markets rising at least 3% (unhedged) despite strength in sterling. Previous laggard stock markets in Europe ex-UK, Pacific ex-Japan and Emerging Markets gained the mo ...