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Clarion Investment Diary October 2021

This article provides a brief overview of the topics discussed in the recent investment committee meeting and the decisions made following those discussions. Economic commentary and market outlook The following notes summarise the main points discussed by the Investment Committee. The strongest IA sector performers during September were IA Japan (4.58%), IA Japanese Smaller Companies […]

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Clarion Investment Diary September 2021

This article provides a brief overview of the topics discussed in the recent Investment Committee meeting and the decisions made following those discussions. Economic commentary and market outlook The following notes summarise the main points discussed by the Investment Committee. Investors with a long-term view have historically grown their portfolios more successfully than those with […]

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Clarion Investment Diary August 2021

This article provides a brief overview of the topics discussed in the recent investment committee meeting and the decisions made following those discussions. Economic commentary and market outlook The following notes summarise the main points discussed by the Investment Committee. Covid-19 stimulus exceeds $18 trillion or 21% of global GDP in 2020/21. Vaccine strategy provides […]

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Meet the Clarion Family: Jacob Hartley

Meet Jacob Hartley, an Associate Financial Planner with Clarion Wealth Planning, who has been with us since 2019. Here, we find out how he took his first steps into financial planning, who has inspired him in life and what he thinks makes Clarion unique …

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Clarion Investment Diary July 2021

This article provides a brief overview of the topics discussed in the recent investment committee meeting and the decisions made following those discussions. Economic commentary and market outlook The following notes summarise the main points discussed by the Investment Committee. BoE is buying c.£4bn worth of bonds each week and currently owns around 31% of […]

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Clarion Investment Diary June 2021

Minutes of the Clarion Investment Committee held at 1pm on 11TH June 2021 by video link. Committee Members in attendance:   Sam Petts (SP) IC Chairman/Investment Manager Keith Thompson (KWT) Chairman (Clarion Investment Management) Adam Wareing (AW) Operations Director & Compliance Director (Clarion Investment Management) Jacob Hartley (JH) Associate Financial Planner (Clarion Wealth Planning) Dmitry […]

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Stock market and economic commentary May 2021

“I’ve got to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time.” – A song from The Beatles’ 1967 album Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Coronavirus update Despite occasional, and often welcome, distractions from the world of politics, sport, weather, travel and, sadly, crime, the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate headlines. The world’s […]

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Stock market and economic commentary April 2021

“A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States of America It seems appropriate that April’s commentary coincides with Spring and a sense of new beginnings, as we begin to emerge from lockdown. No doubt there will be many challenges as society […]

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Clarion Investment Diary for March 2021

Minutes of the Clarion Investment Committee held at 1pm on 11th March 2021 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 Ron […]

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