Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gold loses its lustre, slower growth again for Chinese economy

Global equities endured a turbulent week with many key stock markets closing lower. Gold hogged the headlines, falling 9% on Monday, the biggest one-day drop in 30 years. There are concerns that Cyprus may sell down gold reserves to finance … Continue reading

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Why choose to open a self-Invested pension account?

The modern way to manage your retirement planning A pension is among one of the most tax efficient ways of saving for retirement. In our opinion, a Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) offers flexibility and a range of options that … Continue reading

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Risky, but the tax breaks are unbeatable

The following article was published in The Times on Saturday 30th March 2013 by David Budworth. “Investments that enable you to chop your tax bill backing colourful businesses involved in feature film development, online gaming and solar power sound like the sort … Continue reading

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Morningstar OBSR puts BlackRock fund under review

Morningstar OBSR, our expert research partners, has placed the BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha fund under review due to management changes. Fund manager Mark Lyttleton is to leave BlackRock after 21 years at the asset manager. Lyttleton is responsible for the fund, which previously … Continue reading

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