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18 December 2020

That Was The Week That Was

This year the world’s non-financial firms have raised an eye-popping $3.6 trillion in capital from…

11 December 2020

That Was The Week That Was

"The Christmas tree is that beacon of hope”- early indications suggested that sales of real trees…

04 December 2020

That Was The Week That Was

In the UK, still no sign of a Brexit trade deal as France holds out over UK fishing rights...…

28 November 2020

The Telegraph

Bitcoin is approaching a record high but experts warn against jumping on the bandwagon, Simon King,…

27 November 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Despite all the doom and gloom surrounding the UK economy, some more upbeat statistics: the OBR’s…

20 November 2020

That Was The Week That Was

One for the stock market historians as the OBR prepares to set out its new economic forecasts.…

13 November 2020

That Was The Week That Was

The major news this week was the announcement of a potential Covid vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech…

06 November 2020

That Was The Week That Was

In a closer result than many anticipated, the week finished with Joe Biden clearly heading for the…

03 November 2020

The UK Edge

Investing in growth doesn’t just mean backing American tech titans. Citywire asked Simon King, CIO…

30 October 2020

That Was The Week That Was

The US economy grew by 33.1% on an annualized basis in the third quarter, its fastest pace in…

26 October 2020

Wealth Manager

William Buckhurst, Head of Funds is named in Wealth Manager's Top 100 of leading fund selectors…

23 October 2020

That Was The Week That Was

The aggregate number for UK dividends in Q3 shows a fall of 50% with the forecast for UK dividends…

20 October 2020

MoneyMarketing

Simon Melling, CEO regards being a “true partnership” as central to Vermeer’s identity and future…

16 October 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Highlighting the difficulties of not just developing a vaccine but also delivering it, a leading…

09 October 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Very clear signs are beginning to emerge that the stock market is factoring in a “Blue Wave” – a…

02 October 2020

That Was The Week That Was

News of President Trump testing positive for Covid-19 draws attention to the 25th Amendment. Forged…

01 October 2020

Thoughts on 2020: The Long & Winding Road

We doubt Paul McCartney was thinking too much of the economic outlook when he penned the above…

25 September 2020

That Was The Week That Was

The UK government borrowed £35.9bn in August, a record high for August, and the third highest…

18 September 2020

That Was The Week That Was

The UK government’s plans to introduce the Internal Market Bill arguably breaks international law;…

11 September 2020

That Was The Week That Was

A report from Berenberg showed that over 95% of the world’s hydrogen is currently produced from…

04 September 2020

That Was The Week That Was

In the UK, we continue to see major shifts in the jobs market as Costa Coffee and Pret a Manger make…

04 September 2020

Covid-19 Update

A Message from Simon Melling, CEO…

03 September 2020

FT Adviser

William Buckurst, Investment Director and Head of Funds comments on the importance of multi-asset…

28 August 2020

That Was The Week That Was

This week saw the most significant changes to the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index in years as…

21 August 2020

That Was The Week That Was

The S&P 500 Index hit an all-time high this week making this last few months the fastest ever period…

14 August 2020

That Was The Week That Was

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s “eat out to help out” scheme looks to be a great success. Diners used…

07 August 2020

That Was The Week That Was

With bond yields grinding ever lower, the Financial Times recently calculated that 86% of the global…

31 July 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Global travel restrictions start to come into force again as the UK imposes a two-week quarantine on…

24 July 2020

That Was The Week That Was

The so called “wear and tear trade” continues as the latest figures reveal a surge in home…

24 July 2020

Thoughts on 2020: The Halfway point

Rarely, if ever, in stock market history have we witnessed such levels of extreme volatility.…

17 July 2020

That Was The Week That Was

As the debate over working practices at Boohoo’s clothing factories in Leicester rages on, it…

15 July 2020

Thoughts on 2020: The Twilight Zone

We have generally tried to avoid commenting on every twist and turn in the current crisis, choosing…

10 July 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Following another big move upwards this week in the new world economy technology stocks, the “big…

09 July 2020

Wealth Manager

How Vermeer Investment Management's Tim Gregory 'took a deep breath' and repositioned the Vermeer…

03 July 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Some interesting stats from Cowen on hydrogen fuel: the fuel cells that burn hydrogen are much more…

02 July 2020

ETF Stream

US TIPS ETF sees big inflows as investors predict inflation return - Simon King, CIO comments…

26 June 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Bank of England data shows that household balance sheets are in good nick as £30bn was saved in…

19 June 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Nikola, the start-up that’s developing electric and hydrogen powered trucks, recently went public…

19 June 2020

Thoughts on 2020: What's Going On

Marvin Gaye’s classic 1971 album seems an apt title for our current thought piece...…

12 June 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Our very own CIO Simon King was on Sky News on Tuesday morning questioning the short-term…

05 June 2020

That Was The Week That Was

We had been wondering whether Zoom’s massive increase in users had resulted in higher sales or was…

29 May 2020

That Was The Week That Was

With Astra Zeneca becoming the largest company in the UK by market capitalisation, those who will…

22 May 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Jay Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve, started talking about full recovery not being…

15 May 2020

That Was The Week That Was

This was the week in 1997 that Amazon floated its shares on the US stock market at $18 per share. 23…

08 May 2020

That Was The Week That Was

With BT joining the list of heavyweight dividend cuts this week, a UK broker showed us that, so far…

04 May 2020

City AM

Simon King writes: Coronavirus - There are opportunities for wily and brave investors…

01 May 2020

That Was The Week That Was

Given the circumstances, it doesn’t come as a huge surprise that the video game industry had a very…

09 April 2020

Trustnet

Are investors piling into corporate bond funds that are too big? Corporate bond funds over £1bn in…

05 April 2020

Thoughts on 2020: Lockdown

It seems an eternity since our last piece of only a few weeks ago and a particularly gruelling one…

05 April 2020

Mail on Sunday

As dividends dry up where can you find an income oasis? David Malpas, Investment Director highlights…

26 March 2020

Wealth Manager

Covid-19: how DFMs are managing vulnerable clients.…

26 March 2020

Wealth Manager

How Vermeer Partners took £1.5bn from Quilter Cheviot.…

08 March 2020

Covid-19 Update

A Message from Simon Melling, CEO…

01 March 2020

Thoughts on 2020: Blip or Bust

It is somewhat tragic that it has taken a real-life health epidemic with thousands of lost lives to…

13 January 2020

Thoughts on 2019: A Year in Review

Investors should enter the 2020s in a positive frame of mind...…

01 January 2020

Thoughts on 2020: Picture this

As we commented in our previous investment report, we are running short of appropriate titles for…

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