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The Guide: Investing in small and mid caps

  • Gain an understanding of how markets reacted to the Brexit vote
  • Comprehend the opportunities within the small and mid cap space
  • Gain an understanding of the US small cap market
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The Guide: Investing in small and mid caps

Introduction

In the wake of Brexit the smaller end of the market cap spectrum bore the brunt of falls in investor confidence. Markets have since recovered, but are there still opportunities in the small and mid cap area?

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  1. Saracen's Scott McKenzie suggests one of the reasons the FTSE 250 struggled after the referendum was the make-up of the sectors, why is this?

  2. The FTSE Aim 100 index climbed 30.1 per cent in the 12 months to January 25. But which index gained a massive 58.5 per cent in sterling terms?

  3. In his article Alec Perkins suggests in the past 15 years, revenues from Russell small-cap firms have grown significantly faster than large caps. True or False?

  4. John Monaghan from Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research suggested that what sweeping generalisation smacks of throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

  5. In his article Matt Lovatt states that in the days after the US election the Russell 2000 index had its longest stretch of consecutive market gains since when?

  6. Chris Boxall from Fundamental Asset Management stated: "It is home to a large number of well-managed, dividend-yielding, predominantly UK-based businesses.” What is he talking about?

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  • Gain an understanding of how markets reacted to the Brexit vote
  • Comprehend the opportunities within the small and mid cap space
  • Gain an understanding of the US small cap market

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