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March Market Commentary

Introduction February was another month when all the important news seemed to happen in the last week of the month. President Trump delivered the annual State of the Union address…

A snapshot of average weekly household spending

In January, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released their latest Family Spending Survey, revealing the intimate details of British spending habits. In its 61st year, the report provides an…

Mary Poppins Returns: Can a tuppence really save the day?

Since the release of the film Mary Poppins Returns in December, it’s taken over $250m, making it a financial success. The story of the film itself however seems to recommend…

Revealed – the top 5 destinations for British pensioners

Many British pensioners choose to move abroad, often in search of warmer climes and a more comfortable retirement.

Spring Statement – March 2019 Overview

Introduction When we write these reports on the chancellor’s Budget speeches – and, more latterly, his Spring Statements – we always try and put them in the relevant political and…

February Market Commentary

Introduction The story of the US/China trade dispute was a thread running through much of last year. Some progress was made in resolving the dispute at December’s G20 summit and…