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July Market Commentary

Looking back to the start of last month, June began optimistically as the Space X astronauts reached the International Space Station and ended on an even more upbeat note as…

Focus on the escalator not the yo-yo

We came across this exchange on Twitter recently: “The stock market is like someone playing with a yo-yo whilst riding the up escalator. The secret is to focus on the…

What happens to your mortgage if there are negative interest rates?

With the Bank of England’s base rate being at an historic low of 0.1%, there is talk that we will soon see negative interest rates. In the past, Andrew Bailey,…

What does the stamp duty holiday mean for me?

In his 8 July summer statement, Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed that the stamp duty threshold will be immediately raised to £500,000 in England and Northern Ireland, in what some have…

Weekly Client Update – Friday 17th July

Hello, and welcome to our latest – and last – Weekly Client Update. As we mentioned last week, the world gradually seems to be returning to a ‘new…

Weekly client update – 10th July 2020

Hello, and welcome to our latest client update. It was a week that brought Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Summer Statement and his latest response to the Coronavirus crisis. It was also…