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“History, according to Mark Twain’s oft-cited quote, doesn’t repeat itself, but rhymes. The behaviour of investment markets during the quarter under review was eerily reminiscent of the panic conditions that followed the rapid demise of Lehman Brothers in September 2008. An exodus from risk assets propelled equity markets down by double-digit percentages towards or into bear market [Read More]

Welcome to the Market Brief from the Investment Department of Argyll Investment Services Limited our monthly brief discusses the highs and lows across the market. “The Eurozone debt crisis rumbles on and whilst there has been some positive news with policymakers finally agreeing on the framework of a plan, the end game is far from sight. Risk markets were buoyed by the events that [Read More]

The 2011 3rd quarter fund performance commentaries are now available for our clients to download. This commentary document is to enable investors to drill down and gauge the individual performance of each aspect of their portfolio. To download a pdf version of this document, please click on the link below.[download id="125"]   [Read More]

Welcome to the Market Brief from the Investment Department of Argyll Investment Services Limited our monthly brief discusses the highs and lows across the market.“September 2011 will be remembered as one of the wildest white knuckle rides the markets have endured since the doom and gloom of late 2008.  Many trading days felt like there was a complete lack of support for any risk asset [Read More]

Welcome to the Market Brief from the Investment Department of Argyll Investment Services Limited our monthly brief discusses the highs and lows across the market. “Sell in May and go away” will be ringing in the ears of many following the most tumultuous market price action since the darkest days of 2008.  Worries of a slowdown in global growth and continued fears over the Eurozone debt [Read More]

Welcome to the Market Brief from the Investment Department of Argyll Investment Services Limited our monthly brief discusses the highs and lows across the market. Contagion fear swept through markets during July, spurred on by the continuing dire economic problems in Greece and a political stalemate over the US debt ceiling negotiations threatening to send the world’s biggest debtor nation [Read More]

The 2011 2nd quarter fund performance commentaries are now available for our clients to download. This commentary document is to enable investors to drill down and gauge the individual performance of each aspect of their portfolio. To download a pdf version of this document, please click on the link below. [download id="111"] [Read More]

Welcome to the Market Brief from the Investment Department of Argyll Investment Services Limited our monthly brief discusses the highs and lows across the market. “The rumblings of “will Greece default or won’t they?” continued during the month, with almost all commentators predicting, as a minimum, a restructuring of their debt. In reality, this is a technical default and the [Read More]

This week, it was Monte Carlo. Next week, Montenegro. Nat Rothschild, who has one of the best financial brains in a family renowned for business acumen, will be 40 next Tuesday, and intends to make this a weekend to remember. The financier is rumoured to be splashing out £1m on a birthday bash. That is small change for a man whose personal wealth is reckoned to be about a thousand times that [Read More]

“This fragment of the former Yugoslavia once lured celebrities to its shores. Can a new luxury enclave help to put it back on the map? What would Sophia Loren make of Aman Sveti Stefan, I wonder? The Italian superstar was a fan of the 1950s hotel that was once on this Montenegrin rock. It had a fleet of Chevrolet cars to transport guests across the causeway and around the coastline, [Read More]

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