deVere Group in the news – December 2015

deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations, set international news agendas throughout December.

deVere has once again been featured in the international, national, regional and local media worldwide countless times.  Here is just a flavour of deVere Group’s coverage in December 2015:

deVere Group founder and CEO, Nigel Green’s comments on U.S. presidential hopeful, Donald Trump’s economic policies triggering uncertainty in financial markets and spooking investors in the lead up to the November 2016 election were featured by many outlets including ForbesForbesThe Express, International Business TimesYahoo NewsInvestment NewsNewsmaxValue WalkEl Economista, and The Telegraph Voice.

Nigel Green’s opinion regarding Donald Trump’s vow to continue his US presidential campaign, amid widespread criticism of his recent remarks calling for a blanket ban on Muslims entering the US, was covered by BloombergInternational Business TimesKhaleej Times and Yahoo News.

Nigel Green’s reasons for investors to be cheerful despite market volatility, uncertainty and headwinds in 2016 were featured by BloombergKhaleej Times,  Global Investing Today and

deVere Group’s International Investment Strategist, Tom Elliott’s advice to investors to “think global” after Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank, announced that the €60bn-a-month bond buying programme would continue for another six months until March 2017 “or beyond”, was covered by Global Banking and Finance Review.

Tom Elliott’s warning to investors to prepare for market volatility in 2016 across global financial markets, was picked up by Global Banking Finance ReviewIFA MagazineThe Economic VoiceMoney ManagementMindful Money and Commodities Now.

Senior Area Manager of deVere USA, Benjamin Alderson’s advice to investors to “avoid knee jerk reactions” despite a difficult period ahead predicted in financial markets following the Fed rate rise, was contained in USA Today.

Results of a deVere Group survey which revealed high-net-worth individuals’ top three financial resolutions for 2016 were to build funds for their retirement, to more regularly review their investment portfolios, and to save more to leave for their loved ones in their wills, were featured by Financial Advisor MagazineEmirates247Financial Reporter and Financial Planner.

Managing Director of deVere Mortgages, part of deVere United Kingdom, Mike Coady’s comments regarding Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement of a 3 per cent additional stamp duty rate on buy-to-let properties and second homes not helping ‘generation rent’ were included in The Economic VoiceFinancial ReporterWhat MortgageMortgage Introducer and Landlord Today.

deVere Group’s divisional manager for Africa, Greg Stockton’s advice to investors in South Africa to think globally, as the country’s currency fell to a record low after Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was removed from his position by President Jacob Zuma, was featured by Money Marketing and FA News.

Greg Stockton’s views on the Fed rate rise putting more pressure on the Rand were included in Money Marketing.

Nigel Green wrote a column in International Banker regarding predictions of a “rocky” fourth quarter, despite a “final flourish” in markets towards the end of Q3.

Nigel Green’s piece entitled ‘Will the UAE ditch its dollar peg?’ featured in Khaleej Times, in which the deVere CEO analysed the pros and cons of doing so.

Tom Elliott was featured on CNBC to talk about the slowdown of China’s economic growth and the fact that a debt crisis will eventually come through the system.

Tom Elliott’s prediction that Lloyds will be a winner in 2016 ‘backed by political necessity’ was included in Interactive Investor.

Financial Planner at deVere Acuma, Andrew Prince’s comments regarding the fact that just 38 per cent of adults in the UAE are financially literate, were picked up by Gulf News and Zawya.

Managing Partner at deVere Acuma, James Thomas’s comments and advice with regards to the importance of undertaking year-end financial reviews was featured by Gulf News.

News of James Ellison’s appointment as head of operation at Workplace Solutions, a subsidiary of deVere Group, was included in City AM.



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