After two years when consumer prices in the UK barely rose, the annual rate of inflation has risen above the Bank Of England's (BOE) target of 2% in 2017. The combination of high inflation and limited wage growth - as well as uncertainty about the terms on which Britain will leave the European Union in [...]
A recent study by Citizen’s Advice found nine out of ten people would fail to spot common warning signs of a pension scam, such as unusually high investment returns, cold calling and offers of free financial advice. It’s very important to remain vigilant when you are looking to access the money you have invested. Last year, victims of investment fraud lost on average [...]
Following the election of Trump, I thought it would be worth sharing some of the conversations that take place with our global network of fund management teams and the view from around the world.
Stock markets can be unpredictable. They move frequently – and sometimes sharply – in both directions. It is important to take a long-term view (typically ten years or more) and remember your reasons for investing in the first place.
Further to speculation of what the changes might be during the Spring Budget, on 16th March Chancellor George Osborne made his speech, which appeared to bring a lot of good news for investors and savers.