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Thursday 18 September

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
  • Sep

    Higher Interest Rates Loom for Buoyant Markets

    Low levels of share dealing volume have predictably characterised ultimately flat market activity over the past month but a growing list of factors look set to potentially impact in September. While the cost of money is poised to rise on both sides of the Atlantic next year (it is just a case of when),  Middle East and Ukranian / Russian tensions continue to rise and Continental European economic conditions worsen.
  • Jul

    Market in check as Iraq tension buoys oil price

    The market story of the month centres around the recent rise in the price of oil.  Brent crude has traded as high as $115 per barrel,  the highest level in 9 months as ongoing violence and the threat of civil war continues in Iraq.
  • Jun

    Takeover fever supports market as predators circle UK companies

    An extra dimension in the form of the potential upside rewards of takeover bids has given investors cause for excitement.  Will mega cap drugs company Astrazeneca yet fall into the arms of an international suitor?

CFD Trading Research

Simple Investments Trader Talk
  • 12

    Hurricane blows up a storm

    Hurricane are well owned among institutions and the risks are greatly reduced after the extensive find, yet the shares are back below the IPO price.

  • 05

    Headwinds blow against HSBC

    Persistent misconduct related costs, including provisions for PPI related compensation, the miss-selling of interest rate products and Libor-rigging, for which HSBC wrote-off a further $234 million provision to cover customer redress costs in the UK. 

  • 29

    Wide discount appeals at Herald

    Herald Investment Trust is now trading at an astonishing 16% discount to its NAV of 803.10p, despite the Nasdaq composite in the US and the Numis Smaller Companies index, which represents the bottom 10th of the UK main listed market by value, nearing all-time highs.

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.