Find out what Nobel Laureate Michael Spence remembers from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, whether he thinks a bail out could have avoided the financial crisis and whether he thinks retail investors are better off today with this video.
September marks ten years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers. The events that followed were some of the worst seen on financial markets for a generation, as crisis tensions spilled over into global economies. Listen to Richard Fax’s recollection in this video.
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 […]
July was reporting season for the technology giants. Chief Investment Officer, Richard Flax, examines the winners and losers and what we can expect in the coming months. Closer to home Brexit negotiations are coming to a head, and the uncertain outcome is having a negative impact on UK assets. Find out more
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.
It’s been a hectic week for the markets as the political uncertainty in Italy came to a crux, highlighting the role of investment advice during political uncertainty. Here are five tips to navigate the financial markets.
It’s been an interesting few weeks for financial markets and monetary policy in the UK. Whilst the Bank of England faces a growing dilemma over normalising interest rates, financial markets have been a mixed bag.