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Global Market Commentary – November 2023

Last month we said ‘the key economic indicators could prove not too hot, nor too cold, but just about right for investors to feel comfortable’. There can certainly be no doubt about the stock market’s favourite fairy tale after November’s gains: Goldilocks wins, hands down. With inflation cooling rapidly and GDP and employment figures remaining stable on both sides of the Atlantic, the stock market has shaken off the bears and moved markedly higher.

Global Market Commentary February 2023

For investors, February proved something of a mixed bag following very strong performance from risk assets in January.

Winter 2022/23 Newsletter

In our latest newsletter we look at end of year investment opportunities and whether you should consider contributing to your State Pension. We remind everyone of the new penalties for not paying and filling VAT on time and wish a fond farewell to two 1976 classmates.

2023 Investment Outlook

2022, for investors, was one of the most dramatic in history. We take a look at what the outlook might be for the year ahead.

Global Markets Performance Update 2022 Quarter 4

In what was a poor year for investors, the fourth quarter saw gains for stock markets led by Asian and European markets. Read more of our investment insights for the last quarter of 2022.

Autumn Statement Highlights

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced his Autumn Statement outlining measures to address the £55 billion gap in public finances and manage the impending recession. Here are the main points.

Global Markets Performance Update 2022 Quarter 3

Against a backdrop of slow global growth, stubbornly high inflation, rising interest rates and growing geo-political tensions, markets continued to perform poorly in Quarter 3.

Global Markets Performance Update First Half 2022

The year so far has been tough, certainly one that will have tested the stamina of many investors. Our summary of 2022 provides an overview of markets so far.

Webinar Recording: What you need to know about inheritance

Our latest webinar recording suggests it's never too early to discuss inheritance and with inflation and the cost of living dominating headlines we also provide an information update on the markets.

Global Markets Performance Update 2022 Quarter 1

The first Quarter of 2022 was dominated by the invasion of Ukraine continuing the market's rollercoaster ride.

The Impact of the Russia/Ukraine Conflict upon Investment Markets

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is deeply concerning on many levels, creating the largest humanitarian crisis in Europe for decades. Growing sanctions against Russia is adding to market volatility. Looking after our clients' investments is our highest priority.

Don’t Leave the Future to Chance

Partner Colin Frame shares some thoughts on Farm Succession Planning. In simple terms when we talk about farm succession we…