Category: Investment

Investment market update: February 2022

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Throughout February, tensions between Russia and western countries caused concern for investors. As Russia invaded Ukraine, stock markets around the world fell and it’s expected that volatility will continue. If you’re an investor, remember to keep a long-term outlook when reviewing your portfolio, and if you have any questions, we’re here to help you. UK… Read more »

The ESG investment trends to watch out for this year

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ESG investing means considering environmental, social, and governance factors when deciding how to invest. ESG investing continues to grow and more investors are considering how they reflect their values in financial decisions. It covers a broad range of areas, but here are some of the trends that are set to affect ESG investing this year…. Read more »

COP26: What does the outcome mean for investors?

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The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) took place in November in Glasgow. The climate change summit brought together countries to discuss how they can tackle the global issue. It was the first time since COP21, which took place in 2015, that parties were expected to enhance their commitments to climate change. The outcomes were disappointing… Read more »

Is rising inflation a wake-up call to review your savings?

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You may have seen inflation in the headlines recently. While the cost of living rising is normal, the rate of inflation has increased over the last few months. The Bank of England (BoE) has a target to keep the annual rate of inflation around 2%. However, the current rate of inflation is 4.2%, the central… Read more »

7 powerful investment lessons from Warren Buffett

The pandemic has led to more people taking control of their finances and investing. If you’re looking for some investing tips, the following pearls of wisdom from Warren Buffett are a great place to start. Known as a businessman and philanthropist, Warren Buffett consistently ranks on lists of the world’s richest people, with an estimated… Read more »

Investment market update: February 2021

A year after lockdowns around the world began, Covid-19 continues to affect economies and investment markets. While the volatility experienced almost 12 months ago may have calmed, uncertainty remains and it’s important for investors to focus on their long-term plan. In February, Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), called on leaders… Read more »

What has 2020 taught us about investing?

2020 has been an eventful year for investment markets. Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and government responses to this …

How to pay as little tax as Trump.

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Hello out there. It’s the weekend again. Where did that go?! I hope you’re all well and safe, spirits up and eager …

Stay Alert. Counter Inflation. Save your lifestyle.

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Hello again readers! I hope you are all well and getting to grips with the second new normal. Over the last few months we have been trying to ‘control the virus’ and I have been trying, probably with more success, to ensure that this temporary blip in the road doesn’t lead to irrational investor behaviour…. Read more »