Darius McDermott: Darkest before dawn for UK small caps?

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Darius McDermott: Darkest before dawn for UK small caps?

Darius McDermott: Darkest before dawn for UK small caps?

Now may not be the time to go heavily into UK small caps, but dipping your toe in the water with a long-term time horizon is by no means a silly notion, writes Darius McDermott

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. The old saying comes to mind when I think about UK smaller companies at present, because we, as investors, often panic and forget that the...

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