US election concludes! Sterling buoyed by courts decision

    Global investors became more risk averse last week as the US election polls suggested that the result will be close. While a significant number of votes have already been cast, ...

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November 8, 2016

UK Economy grows 0.5% and raises 2017 forecasts

The UK economy posted 0.5% growth in the third quarter, the first full three-month period following the EU Referendum vote. This significantly exceeded economists’ estimates of 0.3%.  While the economy ...

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November 3, 2016

Investing in the face of the American Election

The run-up to the US presidential election has been going on since March 2015 when prospective Republican nominees began to put themselves forward, although for some it may feel that ...

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Inflation predictions for 2017

This week the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) forecast inflation to hit 4% in the second half of 2017. Our investment team take a look at the ...

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