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Election 2017

Why investors need to keep focused on long-term financial goals Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that she would call for a snap UK general election on 8 June 2017 surprised many people. After weeks of campaigning, there was no outright

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Capturing the upside

Forecasting future variations in volatile investment returns To invest successfully, you have to navigate complex market forces, so it’s important to take a more rounded approach. Investors have much to think about when choosing and understanding investments; in particular, market

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Smoothing out your portfolio’s returns

Increasing the long-term value of your investments It’s natural to be looking for ways to smooth out your portfolio’s returns. Investing regularly can smooth out market highs and lows over time. In a fluctuating market, a strategy known as ‘pound-cost

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Brexit

Impact on financial markets ahead of the EU referendum With an increasing focus on ‘Brexit’, our investment clients will naturally be monitoring the impact on financial markets ahead of the referendum scheduled for Thursday 23 June.

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Enter the dragon

Views from investment company managers on China The Chinese New Year, also known as ‘Spring Festival’ in China, is China’s most important traditional festival. The 2016 Chinese New Year, ‘The Year of the Monkey’, commenced on Monday 8 February. Monkeys

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Reasons for investing

Taking a long-term view to wealth creation Stock markets can be unpredictable. They move frequently – and sometimes sharply – in both directions. It is important to take a long-term view (typically ten years or more) and remember your reasons

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