May reveals Brexit plan as inflation jumps and Carney hints at rate rise   

May reveals Brexit plan as inflation jumps and...

Inflation in the United Kingdom economy climbed to 1.6% on an annualised basis in December, up significantly from 1.2% in November.

Published : 17, Jan 2017
IMF upgrades UK growth forecast despite looming Brexit process

IMF upgrades UK growth forecast despite looming...

The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its growth forecast for the United Kingdom to 1.5% in 2017 from the 1.1% it was previously forecasting, despite the imminent start of Brexit talks.

Published : 16, Jan 2017
US jobs number unspectacular but wages on the rise

US jobs number unspectacular but wages on the...

The health of the United States economy was underlined with a steady picture for jobs in the latest employment figures released on Friday.

Published : 6, Jan 2017
Eurozone inflation jumps

Eurozone inflation jumps

Eurozone inflation jumped to its highest level since 2013 between November and December 2016, bolstered by strong growth in energy and oil prices.

Published : 4, Jan 2017
UK economy beats growth forecast in Q3

UK economy beats growth forecast in Q3

The UK economy grew faster than expected between July and September this year, with GDP climbing by 0.6% according to official figures.

Published : 23, Dec 2016
Government launches monetary policy inquiry

Government launches monetary policy inquiry

The effectiveness of monetary policy implemented in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash will be the focus of newly-launched government inquiry.

Published : 22, Dec 2016
 CBI issues fresh warning on Brexit threat to financial services

CBI issues fresh warning on Brexit threat to financial...

Barrier-free trade with the EU will be crucial if the UK wants to hold on to its reputation as a hub for financial services according to a new report from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Published : 21, Dec 2016
Eurozone inflation hits 0.6%

Eurozone inflation hits 0.6%

Eurozone inflation followed analysts’ predictions and continued its steady rise to hit 0.6% in November.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
Sanditon's Rice: 'Clock is ticking' towards next recession

Sanditon's Rice: 'Clock is ticking' towards next...

The clock is ticking in anticipation of an economic slowdown and eventual global recession as inflation rises and productivity falls, Chris Rice, manager of the TM Sanditon European Fund, has said.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
Further BoE rate cuts in 2017, economists warn

Further BoE rate cuts in 2017, economists warn...

The stage is set for a further rate cut by the Bank of England next year as growth slows, economists have said in the aftermath of Wednesday’s decision to hold the rates at 0.25%.

Published : 15, Dec 2016
Dollar rallies/gold falls on back of Fed’s ‘happy’ hike

Dollar rallies/gold falls on back of Fed’s ‘happy’...

The dollar surged this morning on the back of only the second Fed rate rise since the 2008 financial crisis.

Published : 15, Dec 2016
Markets shrug despite inflation hitting two-year high

Markets shrug despite inflation hitting two-year...

Inflation in the United Kingdom hit a two-year high in November according to the Office for National Statistics.

Published : 13, Dec 2016

Schroders' top ten global cities revealed

The Schroders Global Cities 30 index looks at the most desirable places to live across the globe to help those looking to invest in real estate. The “ideal” global city will have: high projected growth, a growing population, excellent infrastructure, skilled workers with disposable incomes and top universities.

Published : 12, Dec 2016
Carney warns of threat to open markets and monetarism

Carney warns of threat to open markets and monetarism...

Bank of England governor Mark Carney made reference to Karl Marx as he delivered a warning of a backlash against open markets, monetarism and globalisation.

Published : 6, Dec 2016
Markets muted as polls get Italy vote right

Markets muted as polls get Italy vote right

European markets were largely unmoved on Monday morning despite the Italian electorate’s decision to reject Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's call for constitutional reform.

Published : 5, Dec 2016
Strong jobs report cranks up pressure on Fed

Strong jobs report cranks up pressure on Fed

A relatively healthy 178,000 new jobs were added in the United States during November, further pushing the Federal Reserve towards acting to prevent the economy overheating.

Published : 2, Dec 2016
UK manufacturing feels the pressure of weaker sterling

UK manufacturing feels the pressure of weaker...

Sterling weakness continued to rock the United Kingdom manufacturing sector in November as further upward pressure on input costs hit home, but demand remained strong.

Published : 1, Dec 2016
UK GDP holds up in contrast with Hammond’s gloom

UK GDP holds up in contrast with Hammond’s gloom...

United Kingdom annualised GDP growth was reported to have held at provisional estimate of 2.3% in the third quarter of 2016 despite the Brexit vote.

Published : 25, Nov 2016
Chancellor cuts growth forecasts, announces £23bn ‘productivity fund’

Chancellor cuts growth forecasts, announces £23bn...

In delivering his Autumn Statement this afternoon Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced cuts to growth forecasts and a £23bn fund to tackle a lack of productivity in the British economy.

Published : 23, Nov 2016
SLI: World needs more co-ordinated stimulus

SLI: World needs more co-ordinated stimulus

Politics are the main barrier to broad-reaching - and much needed – infrastructure spending, according to Standard Life Investments (SLI) as it recognises the need for greater fiscal stimulus.

Published : 21, Nov 2016
Brewin takeover to result in axing of Duncan Lawrie research team
Brewin takeover to result...

The Duncan Lawrie Asset Management research team is...

Bulls vs Bears: Which side to take on UK stocks?
Bulls vs Bears: Which...

With the FTSE at an all time high but Brexit uncertainties...

Brewin Dolphin hires Barclays Wealth man
Brewin Dolphin hires...

Godfrey Cromwell, a former Barclays Wealth banker,...

May reveals Brexit plan as inflation jumps and Carney hints at rate rise   
May reveals Brexit plan...

Inflation in the United Kingdom economy climbed to...

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PA ANALYSIS: Don’t forsake...

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