Economic activity is, in many parts of the globe, accelerating at a sensible rather than an unsustainable rate. This is true in particular in the US and in the Eurozone,...
Introduction It is perhaps no wonder that economics is often referred to as being ‘the dismal science’. While the phrase first appeared around 170 years ago, in a very different...
Until the recent general election there was a degree of certainty supporting stock markets. This reflected the government’s intention to deliver what has become known as a “hard Brexit” which...
In addition to leaving the stability of the Government in very considerable doubt, the election result leaves the direction and timetable of the Brexit negotiations, of fundamental importance to the...
Markets have, on balance, delivered a relatively stable performance so far this year. There have been no substantial interest rates shocks delivered by central banks (the trend towards slightly higher...