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UK Equity Income Option: risk reward balance looks favourable

From the market nadir of December 2018, we have (in general) seen a significant recovery in share prices.
March 27, 2020

Market Correction Creates Opportunity for Active Investors

“Shocktober” market fall creates selective investment opportunities. Bull Market intact as global recession seen as unlikely.
March 27, 2020

Seasonal Market Jitters Present as Cocktail of Risks Dizzy Investors

Whether we are seeing the 10 year bull market for shares (post credit crisis) finally exhausting itself, time will tell.
March 27, 2020

Capital growth, income production, complete control, fully liquid and no Inheritance Tax to pay - sound interesting?

Why you should consider investing in AIM shares for your inheritance tax plan.
March 27, 2020

Rate rise reality rattles markets

Interest rates move higher to combat inflation representing a big macro change to the low rates, stimulus heavy environment of the 9 years since the GFC.
March 27, 2020

2018 : Omens look promising for further market gains

The challenge entering 2018 for UK focused portfolio managers will be to assess risk reward potential by scrutinising significantly differing stock valuations.
March 27, 2020

AIM for Capital growth and with no inheritance tax to pay

The thought of having to pay over nearly half of one’s accumulated wealth in tax on one’s death is not good news that is for sure. I have one solution.

Rate rise reality props pound but mutes market

Time will tell whether we have seen the best of sterling’s rally. Short termers will be banking profits having taken contrarian buys in sectors such as retail.

BHP Billiton to sell US shale business

Mining giant BHP Billiton will sell its US shale assets after pressure from shareholders to offload the underperforming business.

Market drifts as spectre of monetary tightening impacts

How confused do UK investors (and savers for that matter) currently feel courtesy of our central bank?
March 27, 2020

Election shock completes year of the totally unpredictable

It has been an amazing time to be at the coalface talking to clients about markets which are rising when many have dared to turn on their computers to look.

Listed shares : the best investment option or least worst?

Over the long term, it is well documented that equities have significantly outperformed alternative asset classes...

About the author

Philip Scott

Head of Equities, Director

Philip has worked as a Private Client Stockbroker for nearly 20 years, commencing his career in Operations with Rensburg Sheppards (now part of Investec plc) before spending 9 years with Killik & Co advising on and directly managing portfolios. He joined SI Capital in 2006 to head up the Private Client Advisory desk.

Philip is a regular contributor to local media commenting on stock market dynamics and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCSI). His RDR qualification gained special recognitionfrom the CISI for achieving the highest combined pass mark in the country for the Investment Advice Diploma in 2012.

“At SI Capital I enjoy being part of a talented team who collectively share the same desire to provide excellence in service.  My focus is to ensure that each client receives effective and optimal management of their assets.”

Philip lives locally, is married with 2 daughters and is an avid sports fan (if now predominantly from the sidelines).  His other interests include music and film.

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