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Four alternatives to gold post-Brexit

As an asset allocation team that takes more of a medium-term investment view, we typically tend to look through short-term macroeconomic and political noise. However, when the short-term risks are

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Fine wine market shows robust returns

The returns on the fine wine market are significantly in excess of those on the major stock markets. For example, the FTSE 100 is +8.6% over the same period. Meanwhile,

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Brexit winners and losers three months in

The past three months have been the best of times for some sectors and the worst of times for others. The share prices of banks, airlines and property funds have

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Can the micro investing revolution save millennials?

Concerns are mounting that millennial investors face a widening savings gap. The challenges of a low-growth economy, potentially diminishing job opportunities, rising student debt and the end of highly rewarding

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Don’t chase the gold bull market

The gold price is up 25% year to date in dollar terms and 40% if measured against the devalued pound. However, a constructive view on the US and UK economies

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Markets sell-off as interest rate concerns weigh

The sell-off in the US on Friday has been attributed to a change in interest expectations. Until Friday many had written off a rate rise in September.  That possibility now

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AIM breaches £80bn

At the end of August 2016 there were 1,007 companies on AIM with the total market value of £80.568bn. This compares with 1,010 companies on AIM at the end of

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Who wins and who loses in FTSE 100 reshuffle

In the first quarterly review since the Brexit vote The London Stock Exchange has announced that housebuilder Berkeley Group is to be relegated from the FTSE 100 and will be replaced

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Don’t ignore EM bonds

In its 5th annual review of the EM fixed income market, Ashmore estimates that should the EM universe of debt securities continue to grow at the same pace as over

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Franchise investors dig for gold

London-based development studio Project M has been awarded the title of fastest growing franchise investment model to exist in the UK. Following a remarkable 12 months, the company received the