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Round one.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Memories of ‘87.

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

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None of the Above.

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.

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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Cautious Budget as Brexit looms.

Today was Budget day in the UK.

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