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 Gielie de Swardt, head of Retail Distribution at Sanlam Investments

US economy sees relief from subdued trade disputes in September

By Gielie de Swardt, head of Retail Distribution at Sanlam Investments. The US economy enjoyed relief from subdued trade disputes, which served to increase investor optimism. While the United States followed through with $200 billion in new tariffs initiated in August, negotiations neutralised after China responded in turn with a 10% tariff on imports. (more…)

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Where next for the global economy?

By Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist at Schroders. (more…)

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The EU referendum: one year on

When the result of the UK’s EU referendum confirmed that the UK had voted to leave, markets were initially weaker. The FTSE 100 index has since rallied by 17%, while the pound has fallen by -14.5%. But what has changed, and what are the prospects for UK investors? A panel of Schroders’ experts offer their […]

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Nigel Green

Financial markets will urgently adjust to prospect of soft Brexit

The UK election result is a hammer blow for a hard Brexit, warns Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group. He was commenting as Prime Minister Theresa May formed a coalition with the DUP and visited Buckingham Palace to ask permission from the Queen to form a government. (more…)

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Money time in UK

How will the financial markets react to the UK election result?

The pound will come under intense pressure, UK-focused stocks will weaken, gilt prices will rise and capital markets will experience significant volatility after the UK’s general election. (more…)

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Money time in UK

Cutting through the Brexit noise

The outcome of the British referendum to leave the European Union (EU) has sent shockwaves across the globe that are still reverberating. 51.9%of Brits voted ‘leave’ the security of the EU to 48.1 percent who voted ‘remain’; in the immediate aftermath David Cameron promptly resigned as Prime Minister; UK banks lost around almost 22% of […]

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Nigel Green

Hard Brexit and strong UK inflation data: Now is the time to ‘go more global’

Theresa May’s Brexit speech and today’s strong UK inflation data should prompt investors to reduce exposure to UK assets and invest more internationally, affirms the boss of one of the world’s largest independent advisory organisations. (more…)

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Money time in UK

UK businesses regaining pre-referendum momentum

UK business confidence is rising fast on the back of an upbeat outlook for the UK economy, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisers BDO LLP. (more…)

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