When you’re in your twenties or thirties, retirement can seem like a lifetime away – and it often is. The average age for retirement in the UK currently is 66 which, if you’re in your twenties or thirties, is more than double your life up until this point. It’s for this reason that many younger […]
It is an understatement to say that a lot has happened since our last market update on the 14th of October. Two key events have changed the dynamic of the investment landscape, both in the short and long term.
Yesterday, Donald Trump suggested that the U.S election needed postponing. Apparent fraud and inaccurate results could, according to the President, blight the 2020 election. Throw into the mix some of the dire economic announcements released recently and it is clear that, something that we have cautioned since March, markets could be volatile moving in to […]
Since the last update that has been provided on our website, the UK’s reopening has gathered significant speed. Households can now meet inside, travel corridors are being enacted with European countries and our local beeches have been filled with individuals from across the country. People who have warned of a second wave for this virus […]
Stock market history is packed with drama: the 1929 crash; Black Monday in 1987, when share prices lost 20% in a day; the dotcom mania in 1999. With such precedents, nothing should come as a surprise, but the past eight weeks have been remarkable, nonetheless. A gut-wrenching sell-off in shares has been followed by a delirious […]
Now that Boris Johnson has returned to full time work and next week we will receive a ‘comprehensive plan’ on how the economy will restart after the UK has past the peak, we seem to be seeing light at the end of the tunnel in our fight against COVID-19. However, whilst this is of course […]
As we enter 2020, a rotation in markets seems possible. While central bank policy remains accommodative, there is a risk that the returns to those areas that have been the greatest beneficiaries have largely played out. In this context, Paras Anand revisits the case for Asia. Key points Asian markets overall offer good earnings growth […]