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August 2017

Conçerva’s Newsletter

By |August 10th, 2017|Categories: Conçerva Newsletter|

Brian's Brainstorm Negative News and Your Investments The financial media have a bias towards reporting bad news.  When stock markets fall sharply, there are lurid headlines predicting financial collapse; announcements of catastrophic losses [...]

July 2017

Conçerva’s Newsletter

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Conçerva Newsletter|

Brian's Brainstorm The General Election Fallout Once again the majority of pollsters and bookies called the general election wrong.  But easier to call was the drop in the pound that followed news of [...]

June 2017

Conçerva’s Newsletter

By |June 7th, 2017|Categories: Conçerva Newsletter|

Brian's Brainstorm The General Election and your Investments The forthcoming general election might have a perverse influence on your investments.  The way the media has portrayed the campaign, you might be inclined to [...]

April 2017

Conçerva’s Newsletter

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Conçerva Newsletter|

Brian's Brainstorm Active Fund Manager Performance Over the past seven years active fund managers have struggled to outperform their benchmarks.  There are a number of reasons for this.  The most obvious is cost.  [...]

March 2017

Conçerva’s Newsletter

By |March 21st, 2017|Categories: Conçerva Newsletter|

Martin's Memo Spring Budget 2017 Chancellor Philip Hammond described his first and last Spring Budget as one that “takes forward our plan to prepare Britain for a brighter future”. Despite this early promise [...]

February 2017

Conçerva’s Newsletter

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: Conçerva Newsletter|

Martin's Memo Tax Year End 2016/17 This month we decided to give Brian some time off from his investment Brainstorming and instead use our monthly newsletter to remind you that the tax year end [...]