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The myths of investing in AIM

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From being unregulated to UK-centric and non-diversified, Sam Barton looks to debunk common myths of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

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Investor Insight - Winter 2018/19

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Uncovering disruptive growth themes

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The myths of investing in AIM

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From being unregulated to UK-centric and non-diversified, Sam Barton looks to debunk common myths of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

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Third time lucky

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Fund manager update

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The Close Managed Funds team provide an update on their strategy for February.

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AIM for more

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Sam Barton, Managing Director for our Close Inheritance Tax Service, explains why the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) is an interesting place to invest.

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Le Crunch

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Fund manager update

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Sam Barton, Investment Director, provides an update on our Close Inheritance Tax Service for February.

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Fund manager update

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Riitta Hujanen, Managing Director, provides an update on Close Portfolio Funds for February.

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Fund manager update

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Weixu Yan, Investment Manager, provides an update on Close Tactical Select Passive for February.

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Fund manager update

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Andrew Metcalf, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Bond Income for February.

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Fund manager update

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Stephen Hayde, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Diversified Income for February.

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Fund manager update

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Andrew Metcalf, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Select Fixed Income for February.

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BBBella Italia

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Dovish dilemma

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Investor Insight - Winter 2018/19

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Take a look inside our quarterly investment committee meeting.

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Investor Insight - Winter 2018/19

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Nancy Curtin, Chief Investment Officer, and Robert Alster, Head of Research, summarise the output of our recent investment committee meeting.

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Inflation winter chill

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Fund manager update

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Riitta Hujanen, Managing Director, provides an update on Close Portfolio Funds for January.

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Fund manager update

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The Close Managed Funds team provide an update on their strategy for January.

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Fund manager update

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Andrew Metcalf, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Bond Income for January.

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Fund manager update

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Andrew Metcalf, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Select Fixed Income for January.

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Fund manager update

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Stephen Hayde, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Diversified Income for January.

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Chinese New Year, same old trade woes

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Fund manager update

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Weixu Yan, Investment Manager, provides an update on Close Tactical Select Passive for January.

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Uncovering disruptive growth themes

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A few areas where our in-house research team has identified disruptive growth themes.

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Domestic economy conundrum

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Downside risk

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Plan A 2.0

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Fund manager update

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The Close Managed Funds team provide an update on their strategy for December.

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Fund manager update

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Riitta Hujanen, Managing Director, provides an update on Close Portfolio Funds for December.

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Fund manager update

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Weixu Yan, Investment Manager, provides an update on Close Tactical Select Passive for December.

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Last plan standing

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Fund manager update

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Andrew Metcalf, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Select Fixed Income for December.

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Fund manager update

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Stephen Hayde, Investment Director, provides an update on Close Diversified Income for December.

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New year, new markets?

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Market update

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Given the volatility in markets, we are cognisant that clients may be feeling uneasy. Here is an update from our Investment Team.

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Ne’er cast a clout till May be out

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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December strategy update

  • Strategy update
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2018 has been a difficult year for investors across most asset classes, but we remain cautiously positive about the outlook for 2019.

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Uncertainty prevails

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Deal or no deal?

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Deal dilemma

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Here's a weekly update from our Investment Team.

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Brexit update

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The UK and EU negotiating teams have agreed on a draft text for the withdrawal agreement.

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November strategy update

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October saw the second significant decline in markets this year, with high levels of volatility.

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Brexit - an update on our thoughts

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In this Investment Insight, we examine the key issues and investment implications of the UK's future relationship with the EU.

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Investor Insight - Autumn 2018

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Our views in light of recent market volatility

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Given recent market volatility, we believe this is a period of volatility and not the onset of something more deleterious.

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Investor Insight - Summer 2018

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Investor Insight - Spring 2018

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Should we worry about a trade war?

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The impact on global growth should be relatively moderate, unless protectionism increases and retaliation ensues.

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Why do tariffs matter for markets?

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President Trump has long been vocal on overseas trade practices. But what does this mean for markets?

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Market turbulence 2018

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Remember that equities are risk assets – they offer higher returns, but are also characterised by volatility.

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Market update

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Investor Insight - Winter 2017/18

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Close Select Fixed Income Fund

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Investor Insight - Autumn 2017

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