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Reflecting on the market turmoil

Last week equity markets experienced a sharp fall that created headlines around the world. A few days later they had recovered most of the losses, leaving many investors to wonder…

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Market commentary Q4 2017

“Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.” – Warren Buffett  Throughout history technological enhancements have contributed to the evolution…

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A reason to be optimistic about 2018

By fudging the tricky questions such as the Irish border, our Brexit negotiators have managed to move the negotiations on to the difficult part of our departure. The next 12…

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The spirits of Christmas

After a successful year for technology stocks, James Horniman has clearly been thinking too much about the fundamentals of stock selection. Maybe it was reading A Christmas Carol to the children before…

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Reality cheque

The news that Britain and the rest of the EU have found an agreement to release them from the negotiation deadlock is welcome. Some will be surprised at the terms.…

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How to ask for a prenuptial agreement

As Prince Harry announces his engagement to Meghan Markle, Charles Calkin, financial planner at James Hambro & Co., shares some thoughts on the tricky issue of asking for a prenuptial agreement: An…