global investment outlook

Long-Term Investing

March 2020 will long be remembered as a month when information overload was tested beyond imagination. Embattled investors had to deal, not only with an imminent threat to life against themselves and their families, but also with violent liquidity and price collapses across asset classes, including even long bonds and Read more…

Property investment

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 as manufacturers stockpiled ahead of a Brexit that never came. Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.5% during the first three […]

Financial Advice

Economic Review April 2019

STOCKPILING BOOSTS UK ECONOMY The UK economy grew more strongly than expected in February as ‘pre-Brexit’ stockpiling provided a boost to the monthly rate of economic growth. Official gross domestic product (GDP) data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that the economy expanded by 0.2% in February. While this does represent […]

Long Term Volatility

Short-Term Volatility

The fall and rise of investment markets Every now and then, unexpected events can take people by surprise. That happened recently with the UK’s EU referendum, and it caused a flurry of activity across world markets. Short-term volatility can make investing in shares uncomfortable, but that discomfort comes with the Read more…