Investment Commentary

Investment Commentary – Q3 2020

n July, markets were buoyed overall by news of successful phase one trials for a COVID-19 vaccine. There were, however, signs of the virus re-emerging across developed markets, with a serious pick-up in cases and deaths in the US and a more modest up-tick in cases in the UK and mainland Europe

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Investment commentary Q1 2020

Global pandemic impact The extended bull run came to an abrupt end in March as the coronavirus continued to spread into Europe and America, and

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Global Investment Outlook 2020

Our thoughts for 2020 Two thousand and nineteen has overall produced strong returns for investors even though volatility increased in equity and bond markets over

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Investment Commentary Q3 2019

  UK SET TO AVOID RECESSION Better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) data for the latest three-month period has all but dispelled fears […]

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Investment commentary Q2 July 2019

PAY GROWTH STRONGEST IN A DECADE The latest batch of labour market statistics shows that UK workers’ basic pay is now growing at the fastest rate

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Economic Review May 2019

UK GROWTH BOOSTED BY STOCKPIILNG The UK economy benefited from a sharp one-off boost to growth in the first quarter of the year

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Economic Review April 2019

STOCKPILING BOOSTS UK ECONOMY The UK economy grew more strongly than expected in February as ‘pre-Brexit’ stockpiling