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30th Jun 2016
stock market price display (www.istockphoto.com)

The effects of the UK vote to leave the European Union (EU) were immediately evident in markets.  The FTSE 100 index fell 3% on Friday and a further 2.5% on Monday.  Sterling had fallen 11% against the US dollar on Monday.  However by the close of business on Wednesday the FTSE 100 had recovered...Read more

Rob Jeffree and Emma Hughes

The Investment Strategy Team discuss the immediate effects from the Brexit results and their immediate responses.Read more

Brexit (www.istockphoto.com)

Overnight the nation made the historic decision to vote in favour of leaving the European Union (EU).  Given that the referendum outcome is not legally binding and does not need to be enacted immediately, the result does not remove economic and political uncertainty.  The UK will have up to two...Read more

14th Jun 2016
Coat of Arms from Spain

There is more than one vote this month which has the potential to cause volatility in markets: the Spanish General Election.  Almost six months ago Spain had a General Election but it failed to return a government, as such, there will be a re-run of the vote on June 26th.Read more

Philanthropy Impact

Nice to read the published interview of Alexander S Hoare in the June issue of the Philanthropy Impact Magazine. They describe  ‘a major modernisation of the bank's services’ and the shaping of the ‘most innovative grant making projects’ in The Bull Dog Trust.Read more