Minutes of the Clarion Investment Committee Meeting – Monday, 14th May In view of the Stock Market volatility in February, March and the early part of April, the Clarion Investment Committee (IC) felt it appropriate to hold an unscheduled meeting to review the performance of the Portfolio Funds with particular reference to the decisions taken at […]
Economic Outlook The Committee discussed an overview of the global economic environment the key elements of which as follows: The recent market volatility has continued to worry many investors as they struggle to assess the current economic backdrop. Perversely the February stock market falls followed good news. These falls were further exacerbated by the rising […]
Lessons from History can often provide useful insights into how stock market investors might behave in the future. The turbulent period leading up to and including the financial crisis of 2007 to 2009 is a good example.
Review Risk Management, Eligibility and Investment and Borrowing Powers The Committee reviewed risk management, eligibility and investment & borrowing powers reports and confirmed that these were in order and no action was required. The relative VAR ratio for Prudence was 130 which is above the higher threshold of 120, however it is still significantly below […]
The year began with strong performances from global share markets and economies, although in more recent weeks share prices have fallen back to the lower levels of a few months, even a year ago.
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.
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 […]