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Wednesday 23 April

Simple Investments is a contemporary stockbroker with traditional values. We pride ourselves in understanding the individual needs of our clients and tailor our services to meet each of those needs, providing professional advisory services as well as smart direct dealing execution. 

Our focus is on performance, accessibility, personal service and trust.  Based in Surrey and Central London, we bring City expertise to the Home Counties and a refreshing approach to direct investment and portfolio management.

Renato Rufus, Managing Director

Private Client Services

Equity Market Research

Simple Investments Market Report
  • Apr
    2014

    Market Signs aligning for potential Spring Correction ?

    As measured by indices,  the past month has seen a general flatlining of the US market and a degree of weakness in the UK.  I do wonder if the US market might now be running out of steam: company valuations look full,  macroeconomic and corporate updates are mixed and stimulus withdrawal will continue. 

  • Mar
    2014

    Investors cheer half a decade of rising share prices

    The US equity market at record highs as appetite (after some bad winter weather),  has returned eyeing onward progression in the world’s largest economy.  A word of caution here,  in contrast to the EM,  company valuations look full in America and with ongoing monetary tapering (stimulus reduction),  some would argue that the US is the biggest single risk to ongoing upside in markets.

  • Feb
    2014

    New Year Emerging markets rout as US stimulus reduction bites

    Investors have just been reminded as to why shares are often described as “risk assets” with a swift correction lower over the past couple of weeks.  A 400 point fall in the FTSE 100 represents a 5.85% retrace from the mid January highs at 6867 and is largely explained as a result of further weakening in Emerging Markets (EM) impacting global indices.

CFD Trading Research

Simple Investments Trader Talk
  • 11
    Apr
    2014

    Wincanton: Starting to Deliver

    Wincanton, a leading provider of supply chain solutions in the UK and Ireland, is responsible for transport of goods and petrol around the country, leaving it highly sensitive to economic activity.

  • 21
    Mar
    2014

    Rio digs deep despite iron-ore weakness

    Sam Walsh is the new man at the helm and following a year of aggressive cost cutting and reduced spending on new mining projects, Rio has turned last year’s record loss into a $3.7 billion profit, while posting record output of iron ore, bauxite and thermal coal.

  • 14
    Mar
    2014

    Calmer waters ahead for Carnival

    Carnival looks set to benefit from continued product improvements and attractive promotions, while the economic backdrop of lower oil prices and a growing cruise market should propel profits.

Simple Investments is an independent Stock Broker based in Godalming, Surrey and Central London. We have a dedicated focus on service, accessibility and performance. Established in 2003 we have built up a strong reputation in the industry based on a straightforward honest approach to investing – we keep it simple by providing clients with direct access to global stock markets.

We are truly independent – we do not sell packaged products, structured products or funds and we are not tied to any providers or provide any kickbacks to other parties – our incentives are to provide the client optimum performance and service. We are fully RDR compliant and all transactional costs and fees are transparent.

Clients can access their accounts at any time through our broking team over the phone or instantly through our online system.

We invest in areas of the market where we see value and where hard work and applied skill pays off. Whenever possible we seek to use legitimate non-complex government approved tax wrappers that serve to enhance the risk return profile to our clients. These wrappers include ISAs, SIPPs and SASSs as well as AIM IHT relief which also seeks to reward investors for supporting the UK economy.

Our team of experienced brokers and portfolio managers deliver advisory and execution services on global market equities. We also deliver research and advice on shorter term trade ideas using CFDs and spread trading products. Our proprietary in-house Equity and CFD research is available to paid subscribers and clients of Simple Investments.

Our Corporate Team is the Nominated Broker to a number of select AIM Companies and we offer effective and bespoke support to each of our corporate clients, understanding their goals and helping them achieve their ambitions.

We are members of the London Stock Exchange and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.