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  • Global Diversification

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    Do you suffer from home country bias?

    Our world is getting increasingly smaller. Advances in technology and transport means you’re never more than a few hours away from anywhere in the world. From an investment perspective, you can access any market in the world. Thanks to the harmonisation of international financial markets and investment product innovations, you’re able to put your money […]

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  • Oil

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    Asset classes demystified

    You’ve made the decision to invest, you even know you need to diversify, but where to start? Human nature will pull you to what you know, so we thought it would be useful to outline a few of the asset classes you might not. Equity Equity is a stock that represents ownership. This is ownership […]

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  • Lightning

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    Calm markets ahead of the BREXIT storm

    The last week of quarter two seemed to have all the action. Anything that happened prior to the EU Referendum was overshadowed by the shock result and the market reaction in the following days. Global markets enjoyed a period of relatively low volatility over the majority of the second quarter. Accommodative central bank stances and […]

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  • Rough sea

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    BREXIT: Navigating the unknown

    The British public have voted to leave the European Union. Forecasting what is about to unfold is near impossible, but that does not mean investors should be overwhelmed by the unknown. On Friday 24 June it was announced that 52% voted to leave the European Union. It could take 2 years for this to become […]

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  • Exit

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    The BREXIT impact

    Today it was announced that the UK has voted to leave the European Union. Since the announcement Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has promised £259 billion to calm the markets and David Cameron has said he will step down as UK Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader. The decision to leave […]

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  • Tracks

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    European peripheral bonds, the solid choice in the world of low yield

    17 years after the European countries bound themselves together with a single currency, the region still remains vastly divided between a wealthy, economically stable north and an indebted, slowing growing south. Whilst northern nations such as Germany and France enjoy current account surplus, low level of unemployment and a relatively robust economy, the southern peripheral […]

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