Financial market participants are usually a bit nervous in August, fearful their holidays will be ruined by a significant financial market event. Most of them will have let out a sigh of relief as they emerged into September relatively unscathed. August was still an important months for markets, as the UK continued to try and […]
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The Bank of England has raised interest rates for the second time in a decade, increasing the Bank rate to 0.75%. Although the move was expected by financial markets, the wisdom behind it is up for debate.
Headed up by our Chief Investment Officer, Richard Flax, our asset allocation team monitor the markets on your behalf, analysing market movements against the long-term goals of your portfolio, helping you stay one step ahead. Find out the thinking behind the recent rebalancing process.
It was an eventful first half of the year, with volatility marking the beginning and trade tensions closing the six months. Chief Investment Officer Richard Flax reckons the big themes for financial markets in the second half will be around trade, political uncertainty and monetary policy.
Financial markets performed a little bit better in May, but it hasn’t all been smooth sailing, with Italian political uncertainty upsetting global markets and investor concern increasing over the threat of a trade war.
Tax Freedom Day fell on the 29 May this year, meaning Brits are working more days to pay off their tax bill. Here we give you some simple tax-saving tips to help you make your hard-earned money go further.
With volatility leaving global markets bruised, we look at the drivers of recent turbulence and why it’s not all doom and gloom for the tech sector.
With one year to go until the UK officially bids ‘adieu’ to the EU, the countdown to Brexit day is in full swing. Here we take a look at the main Brexit milestones and how it has impacted your investments.