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    Flax on USD: Are we at a crossroads?

    By Richard Flax, CIO at Moneyfarm Over the past couple of months, there’s been a lot of discussion about the end of the dominance of the US dollar in global trade and finance. That dominance has been a source of influence for the US over the global financial system, global monetary policy and geopolitics. There […]

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    European equities: challenges and opportunities

    A few months ago, we cautiously commented on the extraordinary performance of European equities. The stock market in the old continent had indeed outperformed other major geographies decisively. However, in our view, the economic and geopolitical risks that remained in the background still suggested caution when investing heavily in this asset class. Starting in June, […]

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    Is Europe becoming poorer?

    Caught in the grip of global geopolitics and grappling with the crisis of globalisation, the European Union finds itself needing to reinvent its role in the world, not only politically but also economically. Since 1992, the year in which the Maastricht Treaty was signed, it seems like a century has passed. The European dream has […]

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    Parallel Worlds: What does the future hold for the EU? 

    By Italian geopolitics expert and Domino magazine editor, Dario Fabbri The evolution of the European Union will depend on two main factors: what Germany wants to be when it grows up and the evolution of the war in Ukraine. So far, the intensification of cooperation among member states – first in the covid vaccination programme […]

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    2023 pension rule changes: How do they affect you?

    The last spring budget came with some good news for those looking to find tax-efficient ways to invest, especially in the pension space. The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, announced plans to scrap the lifetime allowance and to increase the tax-free annual allowance for those investing in a pension. The annual amount that people will be able […]

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    Watch: Seven retirement essentials

    Watch Moneyfarm Senior Investment Consultant Lily May Sparrow count down the seven retirement planning essentials you need to know. Ensure you’re up-to-date with all the latest pension and tax rules as announced by the Chancellor in the Spring Budget and Mansion House speech by reading our recap here. Lily May Sparrow: Lily started at Moneyfarm […]

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    Stepping up your retirement planning: Your checklist guide

    At a time in your life when you’re at your most productive and able to set more money aside, it’s prudent to start thinking more about your retirement plans and pension provision. But many Brits don’t realise the shortfall between their actual savings and the cost of their ideal retirement.  According to our latest research, […]

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    August market update

    August has been a turbulent month. Both the stock and bond markets have shown negative performance. The Fed has reaffirmed its tough stance on inflation, dampening the optimism of recent months and slowing the markets down. Additionally, the Chinese real estate market has returned to the spotlight with the failure to pay two bond coupons […]

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