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The Clarion Investment Committee (IC) met on 04 October 2017 to review the performance and composition of the Clarion Portfolio Funds. A summary of the Committee’s deliberations is detailed below. Economic Outlook The Committee discussed an overview of the global economic environment the key elements of which were as follows: The ‘Goldilocks’ economy—not too hot […]
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The Clarion Investment Committee (IC) met on 13 September 2017 to review the performance and composition of the Clarion Portfolio Funds. A summary of the Committee’s deliberations is detailed below. Economic Outlook The Committee discussed an overview of the global economic environment the key elements of which were as follows; Previous committee comments regarding the Trump infrastructure […]
Category: Investment management
Interesting times… “Like it or not we live in interesting times. These are times of danger and uncertainty, but they are also more open to the creative energy of men than any other time in history.” These are the words of President John F Kennedy in a speech more than 50 years ago, yet they […]
Highs… and even more highs UK Stock Markets have been hitting a series of all-time highs in recent months. It’s a similar story in both European and US markets. Reports in the financial press have often been euphoric. Stock Market highs shouldn’t really be newsworthy at all because by their very nature stock markets generally […]
A decade on from the global financial crisis… When two hedge funds backed by Bear Stearns collapsed in July 2007 because of their exposure to US subprime mortgages, only a handful of people realised this was ‘a dead canary in the coal mine’ event that would lead to a full blown international banking crisis, a […]
Passive investing… or active investment management? Index buying, or passive management, means portfolios mirror the components of a market index. It is the opposite of active management where a fund’s manager(s) attempt to beat the market with various investing strategies and buying/selling decisions of a portfolio’s securities. Index buying, has enjoyed a period of prolonged […]
Clarion Wealth Planning has bolstered its team with the appointment of experienced financial planner Sam Petts. Sam has over 15 years’ experience in the financial planning industry, starting his career at Caroline Banks and Associates in Mayfair, before joining Killik & Co. where he worked for 12 years, most recently as a Partner and Head […]
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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 […]