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Economic Update

Economic Update

John Goodall, our Head of Private Client Research, presents our overviews for the UK, Europe, USA, Japan, Far East, and Emerging markets. UK GDP growth rebounded in the second quarter after a...

Interest Rates

Interest Rates

The primary goal of the Bank of England is to maintain monetary and financial stability. In the UK, interest rates are set by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), a division...

The Navigator: Quarter 3 update

The Navigator: Quarter 3 update

Volatility returned to capital markets in October following comments from Jerome Powell, Chair of the Federal Reserve.  He suggested that interest rates are still far away from the neutral rate,...

The navigator: Quarter 2 update 2018

The navigator: Quarter 2 update 2018

*John Goodall from our Research team reviews the second quarter of 2018.* Developed equity markets rebounded in the second quarter, leaving the FTSE 100 broadly flat for the year to date....

Global economic outlook: Quarter 2, 2018

Global economic outlook: Quarter 2, 2018

*John Goodall from our Research team presents our overviews for the UK, Europe, USA, Japan, Far East and Emerging Markets.* *United Kingdom* The economy has experienced a modest bounce, rising by 0.2%...

Key leading indicators in the US

Key leading indicators in the US

*John Goodall, Head of Private Client Research* *“The US equity markets have continued to perform strongly with both the Standard & Poors 500 Index and the NASDAQ Composite Index close to...

Leading indicators: the Conference Board

Leading indicators: the Conference Board

Investors with a passing interest in economics will be well aware of the plethora of statistics which are released on a daily basis. Individual statistics say little on their own,...

Global economic outlook - Spring 2018

Global economic outlook - Spring 2018

United Kingdom GDP growth of 1.8% was booked for 2017, the weakest since 2012. It is forecast to fall to 1.5% by 2019. The pound has strengthened against the US dollar...

The Navigator - Spring 2018

The Navigator - Spring 2018

Following robust performance in 2017, in the first quarter of 2018 economic data has shown deterioration in confidence, particularly in Europe and the UK. This has not yet had any...

China and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index

China and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index

Mainland Chinese companies which trade in Shanghai or Shenzhen and are quoted in renminbi, known as China A shares, will be included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index for the...