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Building an AIM portfolio: stock selection

Successful long term investment on AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) international market for smaller growing companies, has generally been achieved by avoiding the more speculative companies on offer and

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2017 could be another positive year for the market

The FTSE 100 Index closed 2016 at an all-time high of 7,142 as the ‘Santa Rally’ which had happened before Christmas continued on to the New Year. 2016 was a

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Companies announcing results next week

Tuesday WM Morrison (December trading statement) The all-important Christmas trading update will be eagerly anticipated by followers of the sector. The company had a good 2016 with rising sales growth,

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2016 was best year for multi asset returns since 2009

In 2016 sterling-based investors enjoyed the best year for multi asset returns since 2009, the year of the initial bounce back from the financial crisis. A balanced multi asset fund

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What does 2017 hold in store for UK property investors?

The dual impact of Brexit and tax changes in the UK are going to be felt in 2017. It’s going to be a very interesting year for the property sector,

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Aviva: Five trade ideas for 2017

For much of the last decade emerging economies have driven world economic expansion. Despite the threat of rising protectionism following Donald Trump’s US election victory, we believe this trend will

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Schroders: Multi-Asset in 2017

After several years of a persistently low growth environment, a renewed focus on fiscal policy in 2017 could revive hopes of stronger economic expansion. We have increased our 2017 global GDP

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Hermes: Six beliefs driving our macro outlook for 2017

After a year of political surprises, we could see tectonic shifts in economic policy. Speculation, rightly, that major economies will open their fiscal box is currently causing ‘reflation trades’ to

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Rathbones: It’s going to be a tough 2017

While politics will continue as the key driver of uncertainty in 2017, leading to the potential for policy errors, markets will struggle to discount effectively. This should create anomalies and

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What does 2017 have in store for investors?

As always, predicting the direction of stock markets is a tricky business. Consensus thus far, and as of mid-December 2016, is indicating a slightly bearish view in 2017, which means