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Financial Updates

Multi-asset outlook: Markets in 2020 – The stabilisers remain on

In this 60 second video, Chief Investment Officer Johanna Kyrklund explains why in 2020 investors should take precautions against global growth disappointment.

Top tips for trouble-free end of year tax planning

With a plethora of avenues to plan for and consider, we have put together this brief guide on the key areas of tax planning that should be taken into account ahead of this important annual deadline.

Key Dates For The UK Tax Year 2020/2021

Aside from the main end of tax year date of 5th April, there are several other key dates throughout the year that both employed and self-employed workers need to be aware of.

The date of the next Budget

News has emerged that the long-deferred Autumn 2019 Budget will be on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

What does the Conservative Win mean for the UK Economy?

With a clear majority win for the Conservatives, the economy finally looks set to receive some much-needed stability and clarity on what we can expect to happen next.

Below is a summary of some of the predictions of what the Conservative victory will mean for markets, Brexit and the EU.

Two parties announce their plan for the first 100 days

The Conservative and Labour parties have published a plan of what they will do if they win the coming Election.

House price rises despite Brexit looming large

UK house prices were 2.1% higher last month than they were a year ago at an average price of £234,625, according to the Halifax House Price Index.

Market Commentary

Monthly Market Commentary – March 2019

A review of Q1 2019 when equities rebounded, supported by market expectations that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates this year.

Monthly Market Commentary – February 2019

A look back on markets in February when easing trade tensions helped support equity market gains.

Monthly Market Commentary – January 2019

A look back on markets in January, when equities received a lift from signals that the US Federal Reserve would be more patient with interest rate increases.

Quarterly Reports

Market Review – Quarter 4 2015

A Q4 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 3 2014

A Q3 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 2 2014

A Q2 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Finance in the news

Finance in the News – w/c 05.10.20

Short summaries of recent articles we think you will find useful from some of the UK’s broadsheets.

Finance in the News – w/c 28.09.20

Short summaries of recent articles we think you will find useful from some of the UK’s broadsheets.