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
UK equity income market review: A defining moment for Brexit
The UK General Election proved to be a defining moment for Brexit in the UK as Boris Johnson’s decisive victory – with an 80-seat majority – paved the way for his Brexit deal to clear the House of Com...
15th Jan 2020
UK equity market review: Brexit “flextension”
Seven months after the first Brexit delay, the Hallowe’en deadline came and went with the UK’s Brexit predicament unresolved.
7th Nov 2019
UK bond market review: Teetering on the edge
Having surged earlier in the month, amid rising hopes of a Brexit deal, gilt yields subsequently dipped later in October when it became clear that Brexit remained unresolved.
Europe market review: Waiting for Brexit
The Brexit deadline was shifted once again, this time from 31 October to 31 January 2020. The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier called for a close post-Brexit relationship between the UK and...
UK equity market review: Counting down to Hallowe’en
As Brexit rumbled towards its Halloween deadline, investors’ attention during September was absorbed by a series of political developments.
15th Oct 2019
Global update: What next for Brexit?
The long-running Brexit saga took a new twist in September as the clock continued to tick towards its Hallowe’en deadline.
3rd Oct 2019
Global update: Parliament’s suspension creates controversy
The prospect of a no-deal Brexit crept closer during August as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Parliament would be suspended.
4th Sep 2019
UK bond market review: No-deal plans drive down gilt yields
Mounting fears that the UK will leave the EU without a deal on 31 October drove down the value of the pound against the US dollar and the euro during July.
19th Aug 2019
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