One Step Forward and Two Steps Back?

Last week the FTSE 100 experienced the biggest one day decline in the past three…

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A positive quarter for both risky and safe assets

The positive trend which characterised markets since the start of the year held up…

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Tax Credits on Personal Pension Plans

For most of us retirement stage may be seen as too far ahead, however we all agree…

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Income Return vs Total Return

I suppose that the natural way of viewing investment returns by the average…

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U.S.-China trade war or Trump-Xi Jinping conflict?

The United States (U.S.) and China trade war has been ongoing for over a year and…

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International Trade – Wars vs Data

In May 2018, President Donald Trump tweeted “trade wars are good, and easy to win”,…

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The Signal and the Noise

In today’s politically charged international environment, one may be pardoned for…

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The Northern Light

On the back of the US-China trade war, global equity markets have felt the heat in…

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European Banks – The Unloved Sector

European equity markets have so far this year performed relatively well, as most…

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Safer banks – safer investment for shareholders

As most companies by now have reported the interim financial results for 2019, we…

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The Impact of Forex on Portfolios

Have you ever wondered, what are the most important factors in determining…

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Where from now, as the FED cuts rates?

The wait for the long-awaited monetary policy announcement from the US Federal…

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