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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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