Market Updates.

Spring Statement 2019. - 13th March 2019

Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his Spring Statement.

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Round one. - 15th November 2018

A draft Brexit withdrawal deal has finally been agreed between the EU and the UK (or more specifically Theresa May and the ‘collective’ of her Cabinet – which means it was far from unanimous).

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Budget 2018. - 29th October 2018

While this Budget Statement will no doubt grab media headlines, from a stock market standpoint this Budget, like many over the last few years, had little impact on UK equity markets.

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The Ten Year Wall of Worry. - 19th September 2018

I am always bemused by negative media headlines and over the past month these have been grabbed by both the 10 year anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ […]

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Spring Statement 2018. - 13th March 2018

Today at 12:30pm the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented his first ever Spring Statement following his decision to move the Budget to November, replacing the Autumn Statement (which over the last few years had in effect been used as a mini-budget).

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2018 Gains Erased. - 6th February 2018

As the sell-off in global equity markets has continued, all the gains made since the start of the year have now been erased.

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Budget November 2017. - 22nd November 2017

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered his first Autumn Budget today.

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Memories of ‘87. - 19th October 2017

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash.

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None of the Above. - 9th June 2017

Surprisingly, today’s election result (albeit with a few seats still to be declared) hasn’t caused any negative market reaction.

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Le Relief Rally. - 24th April 2017

Its Emmanuel Macron (a pro-Europe, centrist) versus Marine Le Pen (right-wing, anti-euro) in the second round of the French Presidential elections in two weeks’ time (Sunday 7 May 2017).

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