6th Oct 2016

In an unusual move for a party leader, Theresa May addressed the Conservative Party conference on the first day and set out the agenda for so-called Brexit. The Prime Minister plans to activate Article 50 (the legal notification to leave the European Union (EU)) by the end of March 2017. The UK...Read more

Following another week in which the US Federal Reserve (the Fed) and Bank of Japan (BoJ) gave their latest pronouncements on policy, we remain concerned that central banks need more help from governments to help propel economies forward.  The Fed again delayed raising interest rates but their...Read more

Take Five To Stop Fraud

Today the government launched 'Take Five', a new campaign to raise awareness.  The campaign urges you to stop and consider whether the situation is genuine - to stop and think if what you're being told really makes sense.  We are supporters of the campaign and wanted to highlight the five...Read more

After several tough years, the outlook for Emerging Market (EM) equities is finally improving.  Chinese economic growth and US monetary policy have both played an important role in this uplift.Read more

31st Aug 2016

102 years after opening, the Panama Canal has recently undergone considerable change.  It has been upgraded and expanded in order to increase traffic by over 50%.  Up until now, American importers and exporters have transported goods overland across the US or through the Suez Canal; expensive...Read more