Tax breaks poised to boost Aim stocks

STOCKS on the Alternative Investment Market (Aim) are tipped to enjoy a “very positive year”, with tax breaks poised to boost trading from April.

Tax breaks are set to give Aim stocks a boost later in 2014. Picture: Ian Rutherford
Tax breaks are set to give Aim stocks a boost later in 2014. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Accountancy firm Campbell Dallas today said the number of companies quoted on Aim began to increase last year for the first time in six years.

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Fraser Campbell, a partner at the practice, said: “Barring any unexpected shocks, with investors’ risk appetites returning and the UK economic revival seemingly well under way, 2014 looks set to be a very positive year for Aim.”