Strawberry’s 2017 Investment Forecast

Following a tumultuous political year in 2016, with the election of Donald Trump, the UK’s European Union referendum and the Italian Constitutional Referendum, political uncertainty will continue to be a ...

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January 6, 2017

UK borrowing decreases bringing its deficit reduction plans in target

The UK government borrowing statistics for November were released on 21st December. These showed that public sector net borrowing decreased by £7.7bn year to date, relative to the same period ...

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January 3, 2017

UK unemployment falls but fuelled by increase in economic inactivity

Last week investors focused on the US Federal Reserve interest rate announcement on Wednesday. The decision was in line with expectations, with an increase of 0.25% in the headline interest ...

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December 20, 2016

ECB extends quantitative easing, oil price surge’s as non-opec countries agree to cut

The European Central Bank (ECB) meeting held last week resulted in an extension of its quantitative easing programme to at least December 2017, broadly as expected. However, the rate of ...

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December 12, 2016