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Charles Archer

Charles Archer is an experienced freelance writer specialising in financial law. He has a background in stock market analysis and financial services recruitment. Since 2017, he’s worked as a freelance investment writer, predominantly covering UK Enterprise Investment Schemes and US stock market IPOs for private investors.

Charles has had investment articles covering the US, UK and Chinese stock markets published by The Motley Fool, Business Insider, International Business Times, Fineco, DBC Media, Interactive Investor, Sharesight and Investing.com.

Charles has a BA (Hons) in History with Politics, as well as a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Law. He is currently working towards Chartered Financial Analyst status with the CFA Institute.