It’s fair to say that 2017 went much better than many had expected. Chief Investment Officer Richard Flax takes a look at what this means for financial markets in 2018, and how global politics and policy could impact your investments.
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to take a look at the key themes that caught our attention in 2017 and see how they impacted portfolio performance.
The UK had finally reached a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations, but the hard work is only just beginning.
November was an interesting month for the economy and financial markets, as policy started to shift on the global stage. Chief investment officer Richard Flax looks at what the team have been analysing whilst managing your portfolios.
Increasing income tax for the rich could help reduce levels of inequality in developed countries, without hurting economic growth, new research from the International Monetary Fund suggests.
All eyes are on the Bank of England, but what does a Central Bank really do?
It’s been 20 years since the Bank of England split its decision-making from the government. How does the Central Bank impact your money?
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in the German election, although this was the worst result for centre-right Christian Democratic Union in almost 70 years.
Pressure is mounting on the government to step in and help tackle Britain’s growing dependence on debt.