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[caption id="attachment_3628" align="alignright" width="300"]  [/caption] We are delighted to confirm that on December 7th, 2013 the Guernsey Financial Services Commission approved the deal for MitonOptimal Group to purchase a majority stake in Argyll Investment Services Limited (“Argyll”).  Argyll will take on the brand of the MitonOptimal Group from January 3rd, 2013 and will [Read More]

The directors and shareholders of Argyll Investment Services Limited (“Argyll”) are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached for MitonOptimal International Limited to acquire a majority stake in Argyll, subject to approval by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”). Founded in 2004 and owned by its management and directors, MitonOptimal is an independent global [Read More]

“The ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the Euro and believe me: it will be enough”.  European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s pronouncement at a London investment conference on 26th July signalled a new phase in the Eurozone debt crisis, drawing a line in the sand for bond market speculators by promising unlimited support for “compliant” governments.  A game [Read More]

30th September, 2012 Montenegro Investments Limited (in Administration) (“MIL” or “the Company”) Appointment of Administrators Pursuant to an Order of the Royal Court dated 18 September 2012, the Company was placed in Administration and Jamie Toynton and Alan Roberts of Grant Thornton appointed Joint Administrators. The purpose of the Administration Order is for the survival of the [Read More]

Our most recent Clarion Funds Performance Update report is now available online. Performance “On a 12-month view (Fig.1), the Fund has outperformed its main peer group the FE Offshore Flexible Universe and also the FE Offshore Balanced Universe, the latter of which is used by Argyll for internal performance monitoring purposes. Much of the relative out-performance has come from our [Read More]

               The latest financial statements for the World Shariah Funds. [download id="141"] If you have any queries regarding this financial statment please do not hesitate to contact us. [Read More]

Like our islands, global equity markets spent much of the late spring and early summer under inclement conditions, as darkening clouds over Europe and a steady drizzle of disappointing economic releases from every geographic region provided little for investors to cheer. A quite unexpected and sudden change in wind direction on the final day of the quarter saw the heavens clear and spirits [Read More]

The pensions divide between men and women is set to widen, as figures show men increased their saving ratio over the last year while women cut contributions. The research from Halifax found men were making better provision for retirement than women with 49% of men currently saving adequately compared with 42% of women. Adequate provision is defined as somebody saving at least 12% of current [Read More]

Is it safe to come out now? “A favourable combination of improved economic data, more large-scale ECB lending, the Fed’s promise of low interest rates until 2014 and a successful Greek debt restructuring put investors onto the front foot throughout much of the period under review. This renewed appetite for risk gave equity markets their best start to a year since 1998, sent core [Read More]

“In another volatile quarter for financial markets, the Eurozone’s sovereign debt crisis remained the focus of investors’ attention to the exclusion of pretty much everything else. Despite a seemingly endless schedule of summits and crisis talks, new governments in Greece, Italy and Spain and a globally co-ordinated Central Bank liquidity programme, policy makers’ actions continue [Read More]

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