SIPPS - Looking beyond the mainstream


Steve Latto discusses the role esoteric investments can play in a SIPP

Continuing stock market volatility means SIPP investors are looking for other forms of investment that can provide a steady return. Of course, not all SIPP providers allow investment in everything ­permitted within HMRC rules. Your client's investment options will depend on what flavour of SIPP they have. The majority of SIPPs will fall into one of the following categories: Insured SIPP - a proportion of the SIPP's assets may need to be held in the provider's own funds Platform SIPP - investment options restricted to the range ­available on the platform Full SIPP - almost all pe...

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