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A week down the line...

INVESTMENT DIRECTOR, ERIC WOODWARD'S THOUGHTS POST-BREXIT It is now one week since financial markets had the shock of dealing with an exit vote and we feel it is important to update you with our reflections on last week’s moves in the markets. The…
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Market Update - 24 November 2015

Further to the investment note we issued in August 2015, following a significant sell-off,  it does now appear that market nerves have been calmed somewhat. However, the markets have shifted their focus from China to the USA, where there is…
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Investment Note - May 2015

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2015 Year to Date Markets overall have shown a strong year to date performance and we have seen this reflected across our portfolios where we are now ahead of our benchmarks. Last year both a Chinese growth slowdown and a fall in oil prices…
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Investment Note 2015

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A Look Back at 2014 The purpose of this note is to reflect on the past year and to comment on what we see going forward from here. We would normally send this note out in mid-January but we felt it should be delayed until we knew the outcome…
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Market Update - August 2014

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In our August note, we want to give you an insight into how we see the current markets and their outlook, especially as sentiment appears weak in the short term and volatility is increasing. There is now a lot of caution in markets, not without…
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Market Update - May 2014

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We highlighted the volatile start to 2014 in our last market update in February and since then the volatility has continued. The growth stocks that did so well over 2013 suffered a very sharp and swift correction during March and April of this…
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Market Update - February 2014

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I am writing this market note following the one which was issued in December 2013 as we have seen some very high volatility in markets generally as we passed through the first few weeks of the New Year. We read every day headlines about how…
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Investment Update - December 2013

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It has been another interesting year for markets. Again we have seen markets rise for the first 4 months or so of the year, and then increase in volatility over the spring and summer. The period between April and October was flat, and the old…
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Investment Update - September 2013

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We have had a busy few months at Carrington and made quite significant structural changes to portfolios and feel very happy about how we are positioned. If we compared valuations at April 2013 and end of August it would be tempting to think…
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Investment update - May 2013

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Over the last few months markets have continued to rise choosing to ignore any negative news and as a result our portfolios have performed well. We have recently taken some of the profits we made and moved this money to cash. The reason being…
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Quarter 1 market update

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Markets have had a good quarter with most equity indexes increasing in value and our portfolios have performed strongly across the board. However, we are now becoming more concerned about the negative news flow coming from the Eurozone and think…