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Investment Market Review & Outlook

Stock markets rose through the first quarter of 2019, a reassuring counterpoint to the falls we saw at the end of 2018.

We have a more defensive approach in most portfolios at the moment as we expect lower growth this year. Holding enough risk to make gains in positive periods is key, but not at the expense of our risk-mitigation strategies, which we believe will be essential this year. [click to continue…]

Spring Statement Newsletter 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered this year’s Spring Statement during what is an uncertain time for the economy and businesses, which the Chancellor called a “cloud of uncertainty”. [click to continue…]

Gibbs Denley Fundraising 2018

Throughout 2018, Gibbs Denley Financial Services have supported two local Mind CPSL Mind (Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire) and Suffolk Mind.

During that time, our dedicated staff raised a grand total of £762.32 across the two charities. [click to continue…]

Michael Bretherick, Chartered Financial Planner and Associate Director, Advisory

Michael Bretherick, Chartered Financial Planner and Associate Director, Advisory, has achieved Fellowship of the Personal Finance Society, the highest qualification awarded by the Chartered Insurance Institute. [click to continue…]

Investment market review & outlook

2018 saw the culmination of a series of economic risks; US interest rates; the approaching end of the economic cycle; trade wars and other geopolitical issues; and of course Brexit. In terms of markets, it was one of the toughest years we have seen since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008. In this environment, there have been very few positives and we saw some drops in portfolios as result.

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Directors with FTAdviser top 100 award

We are delighted to announce that we have been ranked at number 13 in the list of the UK’s top 100 advisers in FTAdviser magazine from the Financial Times.

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For the third year in a row Gibbs Denley Financial Services have been named as one of New Model Adviser Magazine’s Top 100 IFA firms in the UK. The award recognises prominent leaders and outstanding achievements in the UK financial advice community. [click to continue…]

Autumn Budget Newsletter 2018

Autumn Budget Newsletter 2018The Chancellor’s 2018 Autumn Budget contained some important announcements and confirmed a number of changes planned for the new tax year.

Following this, we have put together a document which contains the latest tax and financial information, which we trust you will find useful.

Click here to read the Autumn Budget Newsletter

For more information on how the changes may affect you, please contact us.

Investment Market REview & Outlook - October 2018

The ongoing saga of changing US trade policy was the major factor behind much of the stock market activity this quarter, but US and Asian markets reacted very differently to each other.

In addition to intra-country trade negotiations, the US initiated a further interest rate rise in September and another is anticipated in December.  The effects of steadily rising rates should not harm equity markets as it looks as though companies are well placed to deal with less generous financial conditions but those with high levels of debt may find things increasingly difficult.
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Julie Mallett Chartered Financial Planner

Julie joined Gibbs Denley Financial Services in 2010, after completing a Law degree. When considering her career options, she decided she would like to work in finance. Her search led her to an advert for a trainee Administrator role at our Bury St Edmunds office. Liking the sound of the job, she was also drawn by the potential for further study and progression within the company and the industry. Through Gibbs Denley Financial Services Professional Development Programme, she is now a Chartered Financial Planner. [click to continue…]