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Markets

Stock market plunge does not threaten longer-term investment outlook

06 February 2018

A view from our Chief Investment Officer on recent market volatility Read More...

Commodities

Outlook 2018: Commodities

24 January 2018

Commodity prices continue to climb, slowly but steadily, and should improve further in 2018. Read More...

Federal reserve

Outlook 2018: Fixed Income

22 January 2018

In 2018, Central Bank asset pushing will effectively come to an end. Long-term bond yields could subsequently rise in Europe, though that is less likely in the US. Read More...

Equities

Outlook 2018: Equities

19 January 2018

Last year, the surge in equity markets and corporate profitability came as a surprise to many. Read More...

Global Economy

Outlook 2018: Global Economy

16 January 2018

Since the global market financial crisis, central banks have pursued what can best be described as an ultra-accommodative monetary policy stance. Read More...

UK Economy

Outlook 2018: UK Economy

11 January 2018

The UK appears to be lagging. Sure, the economy is growing, but not really with any sense of conviction or promise Read More...

Risk

Don Smith: Portfolio Adviser

13 December 2017

Our Chief Investment Officer, Don Smith, features in Portfolio Adviser. Read More...

'One and Done' or 'More to Come'?

02 November 2017

Today's decision by the Bank of England to raise interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years has broken the interest rate calm. Read More...

Growing caution on fixed income

Growing caution on fixed income

31 October 2017

Our Chief Investment Officer, Don Smith looks at growing caution on fixed income. Read More...

Small Self-Administerd Scheme

Small Self-Administered Scheme

20 October 2017

A pension designed for small business owners and their families. Read More...