Category Archives: Brexit
Current affairs have a significant impact on how people feel about the economy People who feel pessimistic about the UK economy or their own personal finances are more likely to plan to save more over the next 12 months to … Continue reading
Biggest investment planning challenge over the coming years for all investors Brexit has created an air of uncertainty, and no one really knows what’s coming next or what it could all mean in the long term. On 29 March, Prime … Continue reading
Catalyse or sabotage? Supporters of the British vote to leave the European Union (EU) have heralded recent economic indicators as vindication that Brexit will act to catalyse, not sabotage, the UK economy. Before June’s referendum, most economists warned that a … Continue reading
Economic and financial outlook As a result of the UK voting for Brexit (apart from the political turmoil), sterling has dropped significantly against the US dollar and the Japanese yen – the new safe haven currency it seems. We have … Continue reading
Facing new challenges at every turn to meet long-term objectives We are now living in a more uncertain world, and for many investors they are facing new challenges at every turn. As correlations between asset classes rise, the right strategy … Continue reading
The economic effects of leaving the EU could cause unemployment to rise in the UK which would reduce the pressure for wage growth. The Treasury estimated that wages will be between 2.8% and 4% lower at the point of maximum … Continue reading
Impact on financial markets ahead of the EU referendum With an increasing focus on ‘Brexit’, our investment clients will naturally be monitoring the impact on financial markets ahead of the referendum scheduled for Thursday 23 June.