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A Slow Release Valve…

We are over the peak according to Boris and his team of scientific experts, and can look forward to details next week about how we might begin the journey towards normality. Timing wise, we are around two weeks behind mainland Europe, and as their tentative steps show, normal…

The Investment Committee

1st May, 2020

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The World During and After Coronavirus…

Emergencies tend to fast-forward historic processes. Decisions that usually get deliberated upon for months or years, are decided in minutes. Fresh and potentially dangerous technologies are forced into practice, because the downside of doing nothing is greater. We are fast approaching a time where it will…

The Investment Committee

24th April, 2020

Blog, IC Insights

Investment Committee Update – Plotting the Journey…

As governments around the world start to consider their exit strategies from lockdown, they will be thinking long and hard around the risks and how best to manage them. It will be imperative to have plans in place to monitor and evaluate containment, so they can ensure the…

The Investment Committee

17th April, 2020

Blog, IC Insights

Coronavirus – Far from over, but glimmers of hope…

The last five weeks have been transformational for the world. We are all feeling the effects of the change, not least the rapid pace that it arrived. At first there was panic buying of toilet rolls, milk and bread. Investment markets fell indiscriminately as people sold assets to…

The Investment Committee

10th April, 2020

Blog, IC Insights

Quarter 1 2020 Investment Review…

We understand that worrying about your finances is not an added burden you need to carry during a time like this and so we want to alleviate this worry as much as we can. We want to reassure you that all of the team are working…

DB Wood Team

3rd April, 2020

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You make the most of your money in a bear market, you just don’t know it at the time!

“Bull” and “Bear” markets are characterised as rises (bull) and falls (bear) of over 20%. They get their names from how the animals attack their prey – bulls bring their horns upwards, and bears hit with their paws downwards. Over the course of the last 100 years, we…

The Investment Committee

27th March, 2020

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A Stay at Home Recession – An Update from our Investment Committee

It has been another incredible week in investment markets. Perhaps the most violent (from a volatility perspective) in history. All assets have moved in extreme ways… even government bonds, that are supposedly “risk-free”, lost considerable value. Interest rates have been cut to all-time lows, and Government spending has exceeded anything…

The Investment Committee

20th March, 2020

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Coronavirus – Second Update from our Investment Team…

Please note that as a result of the current market turbulence, our Investment Team will be increasing the frequency of their communications to ensure clients are up-to-date and informed. Global equity markets are in the middle of one of the most severe corrections in history.

The Investment Committee

13th March, 2020

IC Insights

Coronavirus – An Update from our Investment Team…

This week will finish as the worst week for equity markets since the global financial crisis in 2008. We can’t argue that the rise in case numbers and geographical spread hasn’t increased the need for concern, but we must also consider that the media hype spreads fear and…

The Investment Committee

28th February, 2020

DB News

5 minutes with… Kat Armeanu, Financial Planning Trainee

As part of our blog schedule, periodically we will be providing interesting updates from the wider team at DB Wood. In our first issue we sat down with Kat Armeanu, a Loughborough University student who was previously an intern, and is now currently completing her placement year with…

DB Wood Team

21st February, 2020

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