17 Oct 2018
Global markets have been unusually weak recently. US 10-year Treasury bond yields have moved up through the 3% level, breaking a 30-year downward trend and provoking a circa 7% drop in the FTSE 100 index over the first few days of October.
17 Oct 2018
Clients are often interested in passing wealth to future generations in a tax efficient manner. Determining the best method requires a consideration of the costs, tax consequences and control required.
15 Oct 2018
The Cambridge index declined 1949.9 points or 7.3% to close at 24776.6, as most of the index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.
11 Oct 2018
Due to the introduction of the Government’s new Tax-Free Childcare scheme, Employer-Supported Childcare is closed to new entrants as of 4th October 2018.
10 Oct 2018
This week I am looking at Jupiter European Opportunities, a £1bn investment trust which aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investing in economic trends and developing businesses across Europe.
8 Oct 2018
The Cambridge index fell 1273.4 points or 4.5% to close at 26726.5, as the top seven index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.
5 Oct 2018
This edition of the Market Review considers trade wars, Emerging Markets and Brexit.
3 Oct 2018
My focus this week is Standard Life UK Smaller Companies, a £380m investment trust that aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investment through quoted UK smaller companies.
1 Oct 2018
The Cambridge index fell 561.3 points or 2% to close at 27999.9, as four out of the top five index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.
26 Sep 2018
This week I am revisiting Kier Group, the UK-based construction, services and property group following the release of its preliminary full year results last week.
24 Sep 2018
The Cambridge index advanced 882.4 points or 3.2% to close at 28,561.2, as seven out of the top ten index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share prices.