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Jump in number of company profit warnings

Ernst & Young highlighted companies faced a raft of challenges even before the Brexit vote.

Jul 22, 2016

Markets calm after Brexit volatility spike

Markets start to shake off their Brexit jitters, says director at S&P Dow Jones.

Jul 22, 2016

M&G biggest loser after Brexit panic prompts hefty outflows

Popular £8.6bn Woodford Equity Income fund also featured on the outflow list after seeing £141m leave.

Jul 21, 2016

Behavioural economics boosts advice process

Talking Point series in association with Schroders kicks off with behavioural finance debate.

Jul 21, 2016

Everything you need to know in a changing world

TalkingPoint will go in-depth on a subject each month to help you keep abreast of what is topical.

From Mortgages| Jul 21, 2016

Mortgage lending passes £20bn in June: CML

Highest June figure in eight years, when gross lending reached £22.6bn in 2008.

Economic Indicators
FTSE 100 6,718 -0.19%
CPI inflation 0.3%
FTSE 250 17,116 +0.78%
Base interest rate 0.5%

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Analysis & Opinion
Shock to the system

From Special Report: | Jul 18, 2016

Shock to the system

Industry bodies appeal for calm and Bank of England moves quickly to reassure investors.

A long and winding road

From Special Report: | Jul 18, 2016

A long and winding road

The ‘Leave’ vote is just the beginning of the UK’s arduous journey towards Brexit, and creates as many questions as it answers.

Markets steeled for Brexit fallout

From Special Report: | Jul 18, 2016

Markets steeled for Brexit fallout

What next for UK’s economy as shock result signals ‘period of unprecedented uncertainty’ for investors?

Beware of making knee-jerk reactions

From Special Report: | Jul 18, 2016

Beware of making knee-jerk reactions

As the Brexit fallout dents investor confidence, advisers face a difficult time judging whether or not to adjust their allocations

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Adviser Guides

Guide to post-Brexit advice

How to advise on your clients’ financial affairs as we prepare to leave the EU.

Special Reports

What next for the UK? - July 2016

Fears abound of a UK recession and knock-on effect in Europe and beyond

Special Reports

Half-Year Review – June 2016

What has characterised the first six months of 2016?

Special Reports

Summer Investment Monitor - June 2016

Patience is a virtue for UK investors as sentiment sways markets.

Recent Articles
  1. Guide to post-Brexit advice
    From Training| Jul 21, 2016

    Guide to post-Brexit advice

    How to advise on your clients’ financial affairs as we prepare to leave the EU.

  2. European markets unsettled ahead of ECB meeting
    Equities| Jul 21, 2016

    European markets unsettled ahead of ECB meeting

    US markets close higher following a boost in corporate earnings.

  3. US small-cap growth sheltered from Brexit impact
    North American| Jul 20, 2016

    US small-cap growth sheltered from Brexit impact

    Britain’s vote to leave the European Union rocked global blue-chips but not smaller companies.

  4. House prices up in May: ONS and Land Registry
    From Mortgages| Jul 19, 2016

    House prices up in May: ONS and Land Registry

    Average price of a property was £211,230 in May; £16,000 higher than last year.

  5. Inflation begins upward shift with 0.5% June rise
    Jul 19, 2016

    Inflation begins upward shift with 0.5% June rise

    Expectations for sharp rises in 2017 following sterling’s slide.

  6. UK to avoid severe recession and house price crash: PwC
    Jul 19, 2016

    UK to avoid severe recession and house price crash: PwC

    House price growth expected to decelerate to around 3 per cent in 2016 and around 1 per cent in 2017, avoiding a house price crash.

  7. What next for the UK? - July 2016
    From Our Publications| Jul 18, 2016

    What next for the UK? - July 2016

    Fears abound of a UK recession and knock-on effect in Europe and beyond

  8. High LTV deals offer biggest savings: Mortgage Brain
    From Mortgages| Jul 15, 2016

    High LTV deals offer biggest savings: Mortgage Brain

    Five-year trackers at 90 per cent loan-to-value now 13 per cent cheaper than a year ago.

  9. Emma Ann Hughes| Jul 15, 2016

    Carney is governor of forward misguidance

    After years of boring base rate announcements, Thursday lunchtime was a return to less predictable times.

  10. Asian markets steady as China records 6.7% GDP growth
    Equities| Jul 15, 2016

    Asian markets steady as China records 6.7% GDP growth

    Mixed picture in European and US markets while sterling moves higher after Bank of England holds fire.

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