Focus on Funds
13 February 2019

Focus on Funds

The Q4 edition of Focus of Funds, our Quarterly Investment Report, is designed to provide you with the tools you need to keep up to date in the world of investments and the performance of the Verbatim investment solutions.

2018 review – and glad tidings for 2019?
30 January 2019

2018 review – and glad tidings for 2019?

2018 was clearly a tougher year for markets than investors have got used to since the global financial crisis and before looking forward, we need to examine why things have played out as they have.

The Advice Show
25 January 2019

The Advice Show

This past year was a tempestuous twelve months globally and, as a result, the markets were also fairly mercurial. In this video from The Advice Show, Dan Russell, Managing Director of SimplyBiz Investment Services catches up with Ken Rayner, Verbatim Portfolio Manager and a host of leading industry experts to explore the biggest issues from 2018 and discuss what we might see in 2019.

The impact of the end of QE
23 January 2019

The impact of the end of QE

David Palmer, co-fund manager for the HC Verbatim Portfolio 5 Income Fund, answers questions on the impact of the end of QE on market volatility and equity valuations.

Searching for the fund management leopards
21 January 2019

Searching for the fund management leopards

If anyone ever asks where a well-known quote comes from, answering Shakespeare or the Bible will be right a decent amount of the time.

Risks and opportunities in 2019
18 January 2019

Risks and opportunities in 2019

2018 was a challenging year for investors as volatility, the rate of change of asset prices up or down, returned with a bang. 

Outlook January 2019
16 January 2019

Outlook January 2019

"Britain can be cancelled, top EU lawyer says" so read a headline on the CNN website. It certainly feels like it. A divided nation, a crippled Government and a Leader of the Opposition who transparently covets investors' hard earned savings.

Monthly Update: Markets fall again in December
14 January 2019

Monthly Update: Markets fall again in December

Equity markets were down substantially at the end of last year to finish a pretty difficult few months.

Market Review
17 December 2018

Market Review

If you missed the live broadcast of The Advice Show no need to worry! You can catch up on all of the latest industry news and views here. Watch our HC Verbatim Portfolio Growth Co-Fund Manager John Husselbee, join a panel of leading industry experts on The Advice Show to discuss what drove the markets of 2018 and, more importantly, what can we expect to see in the markets in 2019.  

Monthly Update: A marginal market recovery
14 December 2018

Monthly Update: A marginal market recovery

After a fairly wild ride in markets during October, the last month has seen some consolidation and even a slight recovery in places.