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Monday 18 July 2022
US indexes enter bear market as market prices in recession risks Inflation has risen significantly due to supply disruptions arising from the Covid lockdowns, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and China’s Covid-0 strategy. The recent US CPI release of 8.6% year on year to May was the highest since 1981 which prompted investors to price-in more aggressive monetary policy tightening (increasing in...
Monday 7 March 2022
MARCH 2022   Market Risk  The war between Russia and Ukraine has added significant volatility to markets due to: (1) investors selling down of risk assets, (2) the impact to higher oil prices that will add to the existing inflationary pressures, and (3) complications to the central bank outlook on timing and size of the policy tightening cycle. Risk assets such as equities and cre...
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Here we reveal what’s behind CCI Asset Management’s (CCI AM) first 20 years. More than a performance-based celebration, this is a story of a partner delivering value and stability despite often volatile times, and about understanding the importance of the Mission of the Church and our role in supporting Church entities and Catholic communities.   Delivering specialist understanding Aft...
Friday 30 June 2017
As changes in global politics and the economy make financial returns more elusive, and moral and ethical considerations rise in popularity, ethical screening is an established investment strategy. Not only can investors do social good with ethical investment screening, but they can also enjoy sound financial returns. David Smith, our Business Development Manager, explains how ethical investments m...
Wednesday 31 May 2017
During periods of low investment growth, investors often re-examine their appetite for risk in search of better returns and higher yielding investments. This strategy may be successful, but organisations need to ensure that they understand, and are able to tolerate the risks. What is investment risk? There are many types of investment risk. When it comes to investment returns, risk is the variab...
Saturday 28 January 2017
Searching for yield on your investments in a low interest environment is hard, but not impossible. Business Development Manager David Smith explains the challenges. What is yield? Yield is the income returned on an investment or security. Generally expressed as a percentage, yield measures the cash flow of an investment over the year ahead, and takes into account interest and dividends...