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Author: Michael Ingram

UK Market Review: November 2018

*Important notice:* This information is of a general nature and is not an offer or a solicitation to buy or sell any financial instrument or provide any financial services. Any statements...

Britain's Brexit Blues

*In Prime Minister Theresa May’s own words, we are entering the “end game” of the UK’s long-running Brexit saga. *As predicted however, rather than heralding a period of greater clarity,...

UK Market Review: October 2018

*Important notice:* This information is of a general nature and is not an offer or a solicitation to buy or sell any financial instrument or provide any financial services. Any statements...

UK Market Review: September 2018

CIB Infographic September 19 Summary September saw UK equity markets post a very uneven performance. The FTSE 100 ended the month ahead 1.19%, supported by strong performances in the both the...

UK Market Review: August 2018

Performance at a glance CIB Infographic August 18 Summary UK equity markets struggled in August with the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 posting losses of 3.29% and 0.61% respectively, though AIM managed...

Bank of England on hold amid lower UK growth and inflation

Bank of England on hold amid lower UK growth and inflation

*Today sees another ‘Super Thursday’ from the Bank of England (BoE) with the publication at noon of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision on UK interest rates, together with a...

UK Equity Issuance showed a ‘Referendum Bounce’ in 2017 but as always, quality is key

UK Equity Issuance showed a ‘Referendum Bounce’ in 2017 but as always, quality is key

The Corporate & Institutional Broking team works hard to understand the market environment in which our corporate and institutional clients operate in order to help these clients to navigate and...

Market update: Fed Raises Rates and Steepens the ‘Dot Plot’

Market update: Fed Raises Rates and Steepens the ‘Dot Plot’

*As widely expected, last night the US Federal Reserve raised policy rates by 0.25%.* This unanimous decision takes the Fed Funds Rate to a range of 1.50% to 1.75% *Also expected...

Market update: Spring Statement 2018 – Lower Debt vs. the ‘Brexit’ Bill

Market update: Spring Statement 2018 – Lower Debt vs. the ‘Brexit’ Bill

*It’s a Statement, not a Manifesto.* Unlike the November Budget, Philip Hammond is determined that today’s Statement will not be a ‘fiscal event’.There will be no announced tax rises or...

Market update: Mario Draghi, the Last Dove?

Market update: Mario Draghi, the Last Dove?

*A little over two months into 2018 and we are having to fundamentally re-appraise what we thought we knew about how central banks make decisions.*  Simply put, this ‘reaction function’...