Simon Thompson 

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Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

It’s only fair to say that the backdrop for investing in the under-researched small-cap segment of the market has been incredibly benign this year. In fact, the FTSE Small Cap index has risen by 11 per cent, and the FTSE Aim index is up by almost 18 per cent, handsomely outperforming the 6 per cent gain on the blue-chip and mid-cap-focused FTSE 350 index.

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