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13DEC 2019

What does the Conservatives’ victory mean for the UK economy and markets?

The large majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservative party sees the pound and UK shares react positively, as investors welcome greater clarity on the policy backdrop.

2019

NOVEMBER

07NOV 2019

Economics

Bank of England takes dovish turn, but for how long?

While two members vote to cut interest rates, recent developments suggest the prospect of this happening are fading.

OCTOBER

31OCT 2019

Economics

Fed hits pause, for now

Trade uncertainty and a squeeze on profit margins could see a return to rate cuts in 2020.

28OCT 2019

Markets

What Thomas Cook's collapse tells us about the power of disruption

Thomas Cook's collapse after 178 years shows that even the most venerable of businesses are not immune to the power of disruptive change. We look at some of the causes of its demise.

23OCT 2019

Economics

Is the US heading for recession in 2020?

We look at what bond and labour markets are signalling about the prospects for the US economy next year.

15OCT 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in October 2019

In this month’s infographic we look at how the UK economy might react to different Brexit scenarios.

03OCT 2019

Markets

The three fastest-growing trends in healthcare

With new insight into diseases and a multitude of new medicines being developed, it is an interesting time to be investing in healthcare. Here are three of the three fastest-growing trends.

SEPTEMBER

16SEP 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in September 2019

In this month's infographic we look at how trade wars are affecting global growth prospects.