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Clarion Investment Committee diary July 2020

Minutes of the Clarion Investment Committee held at 2pm on  July 16, 2020 by video link. Committee Members in attendance: – Sam Petts (SP) IC Chairman and Financial Planner Keith Thompson (KWT) Clarion Chairman Dmitry Konev (DK) Analyst (Margetts Fund Management) Toby Ricketts (TR) Fund Manager (Margetts Fund Management) Jacob Hartley (JH) Technical Assistant Clarion […]

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The Zoom Boom Stock market and economic commentary July 2020

There is no such thing as a rich pessimist – Max Warburg, German banker The year has only just passed the half-way mark but the history of Covid-19 and how it should best be combatted will not be written for a long while yet. The past few months have been an exceptional time for all […]

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Clarion Investment Committee Diary June 2020

Minutes of the Clarion Investment Committee held on June 18, 2020, at 2pm by video link. Committee Members in attendance: – Sam Petts (SP) IC Chairman and Financial Planner Keith Thompson (KWT) Clarion Chairman Dmitry Konev (DK) Analyst (Margetts Fund Management) Toby Ricketts (TR) Fund Manager (Margetts Fund Management) Jacob Hartley (JH) Technical Assistant Clarion […]

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Stock market and economic commentary: A realist adjusts the sails

“The Pessimist complains about the Wind; The Optimist expects it to change; The Realist adjusts the Sails.” William Arthur Ward, writer Despite the release of data showing the UK economy suffered a record contraction in activity in April and cautionary comments from the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of America (Fed), the past few […]

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Clarion launches medium to long-term fund: Navigator

‘Navigator’ is the term used for someone who is responsible for the path or journey of a vessel or aircraft and the science around ensuring it gets from place to place, and to its eventual destination, safely. As such, Clarion’s new fund name fits well with the medium to long-term objective to provide a balance […]

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Clarion Investment Committee minutes May 2020

Minutes of the Clarion Investment Committee held at 2pm on 21st May 2020 by video link. Committee members in attendance: –  Sam Petts (SP) IC Chairman and Financial Planner (Clarion Wealth Planning) Keith Thompson (KT) Chair/Director Dmitry Konev (DK) Analyst (Margetts Fund Management) Toby Ricketts (TR) Fund Manager (Margetts Fund Management) Apologies received from both […]

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Out of adversity comes opportunity: economic and stock market commentary 

As always we sincerely hope that all our clients, their families and friends are keeping safe and well.    On the other side of the windows out of which we now watch the world, spring is in full bloom and the first shoots of the plan to exit lockdown is gathering pace. Covid-19 has had catastrophic […]

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Staying active: the stock picking opportunity provided by coronavirus

In recent weeks we have debated at length the impact that the ongoing coronavirus crisis is having on the global economy and financial markets. One of its more noteworthy effects has been the contrast between businesses that are relatively well sheltered or perhaps stand to benefit from the long-term impact of the outbreak and those […]

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Covid-19 update: navigating a path through lockdown

As we move from April into May the world economy remains in the grip of the Covid-19 crisis and its associated social-distancing lockdown but, thankfully, estimated fatality rates are being revised downwards and the rate of new infections is on a clear downtrend in most countries. There could be a moment where infections suddenly ‘melt’ […]

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