The Clarion Investment Management Portfolio Funds have reached a ten-year milestone after a decade of continued strong performance.
Find out more about the anniversary of our three funds.
Review Risk Management, Eligibility and Investment and Borrowing Powers The Committee reviewed risk management, eligibility and investment & borrowing reports and confirmed that these were in order and no action was required. The relative VAR ratio for Prudence remained above the higher threshold of 120. This was due to StatPro’s choice of proxies used for […]
In the late 1970s inflation in the US was well into double figures and prompted Ronald Reagan to declare that “Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man”. Interest rates were also uncomfortably into double figures and this unhappy state of affairs continued […]
Hindsight is a powerful but deceptive phenomenon. Inherently unpredictable events are remembered as being completely obvious after the dust has settled. But what about foresight; how useful is that in making investment decisions? Understandably investors would give a great deal for tomorrow’s news. Forewarned is to be forearmed, or so they say, but prior knowledge […]
Economic Outlook As this was the first Investment Committee Meeting of 2018, the Committee felt it would be useful to review the major global developments of 2017. Three key points stand out: General elections, Brexit negotiations and the threat of international disputes dominated 2017, Despite the turbulent political backdrop, global growth accelerated compared with 2016, […]
When you find the right financial planner, you will be embarking on long-term relationship. So, what should you be looking for? Someone who will give you time The right financial planner will never rush their clients into making a financial plan. Their goal is to be able to say: “Yes, that’s it, we know […]
Jonnie Whittle takes a closer look at the process of selling your business. Business owners and entrepreneurs are different from other people. Their talent lies in imagining a new solution or fresh approach that gives the world something it may not have realised it needed. Building a successful business demands total dedication. The business becomes […]
Clarion has partnered with a group of business psychologists to explore the psychological impact of selling a business. Clarion has partnered with a group of business psychologists to explore the psychological impact of selling a business. The pioneering research project – Enough Now: The psychology of selling your business – will see business owners who […]