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Marginal Gain – Lockdown Edition

After a barrage of emails and communications from us last week we have just let this week ride out to see where we are. However, as we come to the end of this week, we thought we would issue a special Marginal Gain and try to provide a broader perspective on the Coronavirus and its implications for everyday [...]

March 20th, 2020|

Marginal Gain – March 2020

Just two articles in this month’s edition of Marginal Gain; a Budget summary and an interesting piece from Investec Wealth aiming to position the current investment conditions in context to the crashes we have experienced in the past. The two are intrinsically linked, as the Budget has ensured the Government will spend significant amounts of the public purse [...]

March 13th, 2020|

Marginal Gain – February 2020

So, BREXIT is done and there are signs that global asset allocators who have previously shunned UK equities due to the political risk are reconsidering their positions. Inevitably we will also see sterling and UK equity volatility ebb and flow as leaks and statements suggest varying degrees of likelihood of an eventual deal. The Coronavirus will test the [...]

February 11th, 2020|

Marginal Gain – January 2020

Welcome to the new year but to be frank not much has changed over the last twelve months; the same issues, frustrations and key themes continue to frame the world of financial services and planning. The Woodford saga continues with three national firms of solicitors now putting together class actions against Hargreaves Lansdown for their part in the [...]

January 24th, 2020|

Marginal Gain – December 2019

We waited to issue this month’s edition of Marginal Gain until after the General election and there you have a resounding Conservative victory, an affirmation of BREXIT and hopefully now the ability for a Government to function and govern. Markets were happy on Friday last week and it does now appear set that UK equities will perform well [...]

December 18th, 2019|

Marginal Gain – November 2019

So, no BREXIT and no Budget to make comment on for this month! We now have a General Election for the 12th of December so we must now consider all possible outcomes including a Labour administration and a “hung” parliament. Also, it will soon be Christmas! I have said it more than once, but a well-diversified portfolio which [...]

November 14th, 2019|