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1st August 2014

Market Commentary July 2014

July marked the start of the third quarter of the year and, despite fears of an escalation in political tension, markets have remained very resilient. The FTSE All-World index has risen by approximately 1% this month and both US and UK markets have experienced modest growth.

4th July 2014

Our Investment Commentary for Q2 2014 (1 April – 30 June)

Following a volatile first quarter of 2014, Q2 has offered a much more positive outlook, with the FTSE100 gaining 2.36% as opposed to contracting by 1.26% in the period January to March.

4th July 2014

May 2014 Market Commentary

Throughout May, most asset classes experienced a welcome reduction in volatility.

22nd May 2014

Graduate Trainee Investment Manager

An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious graduate to join Seabrook Clark as a Graduate Trainee Investment Manager.

16th May 2014

April 2014 Market Commentary

April marked the start of the second quarter of 2014, however the sluggish performance of markets so far this year continued.

10th April 2014

Our Investment Commentary for Q1 2014 (1 January – 31 March)

Following strong market returns in 2013, there was widespread optimism regarding market sentiment for 2014.

28th March 2014

Tax planning for the year end

The end of the tax year offers a natural opportunity for individuals to take stock of their financial position and make plans for the coming years.

28th March 2014

Income tax planning

One way to improve tax efficiency is through careful planning and use of allowances.

28th March 2014

CGT planning & tax efficient investments

The tax year end offers a good chance to review investments and conduct a spring clean of any portfolios with careful consideration placed upon the following points.

28th March 2014

Pension contributions

As with investments, it is important to review your pension contributions before the end of each tax year to ensure you make the most of your allowance.

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