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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.
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 […]