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Janet Crewe, Adviser Client Support at Clarion Wealth Management

Meet the Clarion Family

This month we meet our Adviser Client Support, Janet Crewe, to find out how she took her first steps into financial planning, what inspires her and what she thinks makes Clarion so unique.

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The Clarion Investment Committee Minutes – March 2018

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 […]

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Category: Business, Financial Planning, Investment management

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Economic Outlook – March 2018

The Committee discussed the current economic and market environment and the following is a brief summary of the Committees views

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Category: Financial Planning, Investment management, Thought pieces

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Goldilocks and the Trump Bear

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.

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Category: Business, Investment management, Thought pieces

Clarion Portfolio Funds Reach Ten-Year Milestone

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.

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Category: Financial Planning, Investment management, Our team news

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Economic & Stock Market Commentary – February 2018

Economic & Stock Market Outlook, February 2018 Stock markets fell sharply in late January after US wage inflation hit its highest level since 2009, triggering fears that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) will need to raise interest rates more rapidly than expected. The sell-off was exacerbated by the frothy level of investor bullishness. The severity […]

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Category: Business, Thought pieces

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The Clarion Investment Committee Minutes – 7th February

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 […]

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Category: Business, Financial Planning

Matt Sherratt Clarion Wealth Management

Meet the Clarion Family

This month we meet our Finance Manager, Matt Sherratt to find out how he took his first steps into financial planning, what keeps him awake at night and what he thinks makes Clarion so unique.

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Category: Our team news

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Goldilocks, The Inflation Bear and a Stock Market Correction

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 […]

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Category: Business, Financial Planning, Investment management, Thought pieces