Kingswood continues to expand product offerings with appointment of new Head of Alternatives and Distribution

Richard Klein to expand Kingswood’s offerings in alternative investments and enhance its distribution channels bringing 30 years of industry experience. Kingswood Holdings Ltd (‘Kingswood’), the listed UK based wealth and investment manager, today announces that it has appointed Richard Klein as Head of Alternatives and Distribution to lead and expand Kingswood’s best of breed product offerings for distribution to the … Read More

Spring has come too early

Global equities continued their recovery last week and are now up close to 13% from their low in sterling terms although are still some 5% below their 2018 high.  In essence, this bounce is a result of an easing of the worries of an imminent recession which spooked the markets late last year. This in turn can really be put … Read More

City investment veteran Richard Jeffrey to chair Kingswood Investment Committee

Appointment heralds restructuring of the Investment Committee and preparation for launch of suite of new investment strategies and products. Kingswood Holdings Ltd (‘Kingswood’), the listed UK based wealth manager, today announces that Richard Jeffrey is joining the Group as Chairman of the Investment Committee where he will work with clients and shareholders to boost the firm’s presence in the investment … Read More

The recovery has continued

The recovery from last year’s equity market falls has largely continued led by the US which has seen a remarkable bounce of some 17% from the lows.  The pause in interest rate rises was a significant factor behind this, and the falls were overdone and a rebound was appropriate.  The newsflow remains as mixed as ever and none of the … Read More

So where do we go from here?

So where do we go from here?  It’s a good question and one that has many investors scratching their heads.  On the one hand, we have no really bad news.  On the other, there is an increasingly distinct trend of weakening economic and corporate earnings data.  To those who have seen cycles come and go, the phrase ‘twas ever thus’ … Read More

Patience is a virtue

The recovery in equities from their December low continued last week. Markets took comfort from a number of factors but the most important was the latest musings from the US Fed whose new mantra is patience. And, as far as the markets are concerned, patience is definitely a virtue. Whereas all of two months ago, the Fed was talking of … Read More