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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?
July 14, 2017

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.
June 15, 2017

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...
May 11, 2017

Tax free returns during life and on death: time to take AIM

By holding AIM shares in an ISA, an individual is able to have a tax free portfolio during life which turns into IHT free money on death.
April 11, 2017

Trump trade unrelenting as market maintains momentum

The Dow Jones has appreciated a further 5% since my report last month as investors continue to buy into the positive economic potential.
March 9, 2017

Trumponomics stirring market as equities slip lower

Less than two weeks into his tenure and the initial positivity relating to the Trump administration is seemingly on the wane.
February 14, 2017

Happy New Year 2017: Markets riding high

The blue chip FTSE 100 index has closed at a new all time high today (7290) having now risen for 10 consecutive sessions.
January 26, 2017

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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