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26 November 2021

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On Friday, the FTSE 100 endured its biggest fall in 18 months and the oil price dropped 10% as…

19 November 2021

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Good news from Diageo, warnings from Naked Wines....…

12 November 2021

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Marks & Spencer shares surged as it returned to profitability and guidance rose…

05 November 2021

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'S'quid Games - not the new Netflix series, but Squid Game, a cryptocurrency used in a computer game…

29 October 2021

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A good week for Elon Musk…

22 October 2021

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‘We want to be the Qatar of hydrogen – I think Qatar may already be the Qatar of hydrogen, but we…

15 October 2021

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JP Morgan beat analysts’ profit estimates rewarding their CEO with US$31.5mn pay…

08 October 2021

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Much like in the football world – Howay the Lads! – acquisitions were the order of the week with…

01 October 2021

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Sign of the times - the latest results are really under pressure as some Covid beneficiaries no…

24 September 2021

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In the UK the domestic energy market is in crisis, as seven energy firms have gone bust in the past…

17 September 2021

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With UK labour shortages, pay for entry-level driving jobs is up 60% year-on-year…

10 September 2021

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It's all about tapering and tax...…

03 September 2021

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In Europe, infections and hospitalisations seem to have hit a plateau, with the EU commission…

27 August 2021

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Container costs from China and East Asia to the east coast of the United States have climbed to over…

20 August 2021

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It seems like people are taking fishing rods on their staycation as Angling Direct reported 1H…

06 August 2021

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In the UK, the Bank of England declared that “some modest tightening of monetary policy is likely to…

30 July 2021

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An enormous number of company results this week including some mainstays of Vermeer portfolios…

23 July 2021

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Prediction for post-COVID global recovery is faster but does not end up being more complete due to…

16 July 2021

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In the UK, inflation (CPI) came in at 2.5% in June from a year earlier, much higher than expected…

09 July 2021

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In football news, the finest minds at Goldman concluded that Belgium would win, narrowly beating…

02 July 2021

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The UK Government finally set out plans for its post-Brexit system of state subsidies and…

25 June 2021

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In the UK, the Bank of England continued to seek to calm fears about inflation, which is expected to…

18 June 2021

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UK inflation jumped again, overshooting forecasts and the Bank of England target, as the price of…

11 June 2021

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In the UK, early signs that the June 21st relaxation of Covid restrictions is going to be put back a…

04 June 2021

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In the UK, a new business survey showed nine in 10 hospitality bosses expect to face staff shortages…

28 May 2021

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We worry whether there will be any UK small and mid-cap stocks left by the end of the year after a…

21 May 2021

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We were shaken and stirred as Amazon waded into further film content with talks to acquire James…

14 May 2021

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Seaspiracy is one of the most popular programmes on Netflix at the moment and a benefactor of this…

07 May 2021

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At the Berkshire Hathaway AGM, Warren Buffett sounded the alarm on inflation and admitted his…

30 April 2021

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Big tech continues on a roll. In every minute of the first three months of 2021, the “Famous Five”…

23 April 2021

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Vermeer Partners sponsors the Entrepreneurs Collective with success for Sam Jones, of Gener8 Ads,…

16 April 2021

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LVMH reported a 32% jump in year-on-year sales defying any pandemic-related gloom for the sector…

09 April 2021

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Jamie Dimon predicts “the US economy will likely boom that could easily run into 2023.”…

02 April 2021

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To Twitter this week where business commentator @TrungTPhan attempts to compile the unofficial list…

26 March 2021

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The polarisation of Covid “winners” is pretty evident in the property sector with meds (hospitals)…

19 March 2021

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The Motion Picture Association (MPA) said this week that video streaming subscriptions had passed…

12 March 2021

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Exports to the EU fell 40.7% in January after the Brexit transition period ended while imports…

05 March 2021

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If Carlsberg made hard working business people they would probably come in the shape of Vin Murria…

26 February 2021

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Positive signs from the travel sector as Boris Johnson announced his roadmap towards easing lockdown…

19 February 2021

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Amsterdam took over London as Europe’s largest share-trading centre, more concerning news, perhaps,…

12 February 2021

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A lot of talk about crypto-currencies this week…

05 February 2021

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The crash of the dutch tulip market (in 1637), and in more recent news…

29 January 2021

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Extraordinary events as US hedge funds face an assault from an army of retail investors, many of…

22 January 2021

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China GDP numbers for the fourth quarter came in at 6.5% making it one of the few countries to have…

15 January 2021

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The UK economy was 8.9% smaller in November than in the same month of 2019, but forecasters had been…

08 January 2021

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Democrats won both Senate elections in Georgia, giving them effective control of both houses of US…

18 December 2020

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

11 December 2020

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

04 December 2020

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

27 November 2020

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

20 November 2020

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

13 November 2020

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

06 November 2020

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

30 October 2020

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

23 October 2020

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

16 October 2020

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

09 October 2020

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

02 October 2020

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

25 September 2020

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

18 September 2020

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

11 September 2020

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

04 September 2020

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

28 August 2020

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

21 August 2020

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

14 August 2020

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

07 August 2020

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

31 July 2020

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

24 July 2020

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

17 July 2020

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

10 July 2020

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

03 July 2020

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

26 June 2020

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

19 June 2020

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

12 June 2020

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

05 June 2020

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

29 May 2020

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

22 May 2020

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

15 May 2020

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

08 May 2020

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

01 May 2020

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

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