The World In A Week – Fiscal Injection

Last week saw President Joseph Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package passed by Congress, which has seen the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) accelerate its global growth…

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Lockdown investing: 10 wealth managers’ top calls

CityWire Wealth Manager interviewed 10 wealth managers on their investment decisions since the first COVID-19 lockdown began a year ago.

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UK economy shrinks by 3% during lockdown

The UK economy fell by 2.9 per cent in January, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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The World In A Week – Carry On, Not Carried Away

We ended last week with a strong employment number for the US Non-Farm Payroll, adding 379,000 jobs, against an expectation of only 200,000.  The US Non-Farm Payroll is a monthly statistic showing…

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The World In A Week – LatAm Shenanigans

February was generally a positive month for equity markets, but last week turned out to be quite a bumpy ride, particularly in the US, and notably within the technology sector. Albeit from low…

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Eight wealth managers on their top China funds

Wealth Manager asked eight wealth managers about their top China funds to commemorate the Chinese Year of the Ox.

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The World In A Week – Dr Copper Makes A House Call

Last week saw the continuation of a reversal of fortunes for major asset classes. Having been totally unloved since 2016; UK Equities were the only equity asset class in positive territory for the…

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The World In A Week – Half-Term Home Economics

Last week saw many of the developed nations release their GDP data relating to the final quarter of 2020.  The UK economy grew 1.0% in this period, beating market expectations, and meant that the UK…

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The World In A Week – Snakes And Ladders

Some elements of investing can be a zero-sum game.  When one side of an investment gains, the other side loses.  For those investing in GameStop, the profits made when the stock went up was reflected…

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