WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 21/02/19

WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 21/02/19

WEEK ENDING 15 FEBRUARY 2019 The most expensive divorce in history? Recent revelations about his private life have resulted in a painfully public split for Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie after 25 years of marriage. They have also escalated a proxy war between...
January 2019 Economic Review

January 2019 Economic Review

Our monthly economic review is intended to provide background to recent developments in investment markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future. It is not intended that individual investment decisions should be taken based...
WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 11/02/19

WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 11/02/19

WEEK ENDING 8 FEBRUARY 2019 Shiny happy people Planet Earth needs to accommodate another 2.3 billion more people by 2050 when the world population will be just shy of 10 billion. This is an increase of almost 30% from the estimated 7.6 billion people currently based...
WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 05/02/19

WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 05/02/19

WEEK ENDING 1 FEBRUARY 2019 UK inflation comes into land UK CPI inflation fell to 2.1% in December 2018, its lowest level in two years. It’s now within touching distance of the Bank of England’s 2% target, helped by plunging oil and petrol prices and cut-throat...
WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 31/01/19

WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 31/01/19

WEEK ENDING 25 JANUARY 2019 Coining it in The UK stock market delivered a record £100bn in dividends last year meanwhile the ‘big six’ US banks enjoyed record profits of $120bn. Credit: mingcreative/iStock LEGO: Building a new asset class LEGO could be a new...
WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 22/01/19

WEEKLY MARKET ROUND-UP – 22/01/19

WEEK ENDING 18 JANUARY 2019 Gaming is eating up the competition Video games now account for more than half of the UK’s £6.8bn a year home entertainment market overpowering both the video and music markets combined. Gold continues to shine Newmont Mining is to acquire...