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Market update – December 2019

2019 proved a very positive year for markets, rebounding from the dip towards the end of 2018. In the UK the FTSE100 started the year at 6,734 and has so far risen to 7,353 at close of trading on 13th December, having been boosted by the outcome of the General Read the full article…

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What is a Multi-Asset Fund?

A multi-asset fund will invest in a mixture of asset classes, such as equities (shares), fixed interest (corporate and government bonds), and commercial property. More cautious funds will invest mainly in lower risk assets such as fixed interest securities while higher risk funds will invest in a higher proportion of Read the full article…

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Outcome of General Election – December 2019

Market reactions to the outcome of the General Election have initially been very positive, as the uncertainty of another hung parliament has been avoided. Sterling rose to its highest level against the euro since the referendum, and to its highest level against the dollar since May 2018. Unusually, both the Read the full article…

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Christmas opening hours

Freedom Financial Planning will be closed from 5.30pm Friday 20th December and will re-open at 9.30am on Thursday 2nd January. 2019 has been a very positive year for investments. We continue to provide independent financial advice that is honest, practical and straightforward, and we look forward to helping more clients Read the full article…

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Market update – November 2019

Despite the continued political and economic uncertainty, 2019 to date has seen strong returns for investments. The average return in the balanced risk sector (mixed investment 20%-60% shares) is 9.8% while in the higher risk global equities sector it is 18.6%. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that global growth Read the full article…

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