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27AUG 2019

How long will you live and what does it mean for your investments?

Latest life expectancy data shows that your money will need to last a lot longer than you might be thinking.

2019

JULY

23JUL 2019

Economics

Boris Johnson: the challenges faced by the new UK PM

The “do or die” Brexiteer will face enormous challenges from the outset as the UK’s new prime minister. We look at what his victory might mean.

10JUL 2019

Economics

Tough times for the UK may force rate cut

Brexit uncertainty is hampering growth, which may force the Bank of England to cut interest rates.

JUNE

21JUN 2019

Economics

Brexit three years on: markets and the economy in six charts

It’s been three years since the UK voted to leave the EU. We look at what’s happened to the economy and markets, and what’s next for investors.

MAY

24MAY 2019

Economics

May resignation raises UK recession risk

Our economics experts share their views as Boris Johnson, who could easily take the UK out of the EU without a deal, is installed as favourite to become the UK’s next prime minister.

21MAY 2019

Economics

Three reasons why the UK stock market looks compelling

UK equities are unloved, undervalued and high yielding; an ideal scenario for stock pickers.

10MAY 2019

Economics

Brexit stockpiling drives improvement in UK GDP growth

First quarter growth has improved, but is likely to slow again as the stockpiling behind it is unsustainable.

08MAY 2019

Economics

Why a pick-up in UK growth may prove deceptive

Recent economic data from the UK has improved but signs are that this is due to stockpiling ahead of worries over potential Brexit disruption.