UK equity market review: UK in recession
The UK economy entered recession for the first time since 2009: having contracted by 2.2% in the first quarter of 2020, the economy shrank at a record rate of 20.4% during the second quarter.
16th Sep 2020
UK equity market review: UK retail sales plunge
UK share prices continued to rally during May as investors became more hopeful that the lockdown would lift, and the economy could restart.
10th Jun 2020
Global update: March meltdown
The extended bull run came to an abrupt end in March as the coronavirus continued to spread into Europe and America, and a collapse in confidence pushed share indices into bear-market territory.
20th Apr 2020
UK equity market review: Companies warn on profits as coronavirus bites
Share prices tumbled during February as the extent and severity of coronavirus continued to intensify. By the end of the month, 85,403 cases had been confirmed worldwide, with 23 cases in the UK.
4th Mar 2020
UK equity market review: The transition period begins
Brexit finally “got done” in January as the UK left the EU on 31 January. However, with a transition period of only 11 months, the Government is now under pressure to negotiate its new relationship wi...
12th Feb 2020
Brexit negotiations are cleared to move on
The UK performed relatively strongly during December compared with many other major equity markets; over 2017 as a whole, however, the performance of the FTSE 100 Index was dwarfed by...
10th Jan 2018
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