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Quarter 2 2020 Investment Review…
Market Review
From time to time, financial markets get disconnected from reality. Though there are few occasions where this has happened to the same extent …
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June Performance Update – How Are We Doing & What Matters From Here?…
A famous economist once said “it is better to be roughly right, than precisely wrong”. This bares truth in investment management just as much as …
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May Portfolio Update – No Rest for the Wicked…
Hindsight is a wonderful but dangerous thing. It’s best used to constructively assess previous actions, aiming to learn lessons that can be applied to the …
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A penny for your thoughts…
Governments in the west are spending and borrowing on a vast scale as they counter the effects of the pandemic. In the UK, public borrowing …
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A Healthy Split…
We encounter behavioural biases many times within our daily routine. Under the current circumstances for example, “confirmation bias” is very prevalent, which represents the tendency …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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