BREXIT

Funds management

Five years on from the UK’s historic Brexit vote, its economy is lagging behind that of Europe despite outperforming in the five years prior....

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Funds management

After years of Brexit negotiations, the UK is the cheapest market in the world, leading to an AMP retirement fund buying into the country for the first time. ...

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Funds management

There is a hope the FTSE 100’s poor performance since the start of they ear will reverse if the uncertainty from an unknown Brexit outcome is removed, according to AXA IM...

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Funds management

Investors should consider increasing their equities allocation to the technology sector as a means of dealing with heightened uncertainty and the likely increased market ...

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Financial planning

Thousands of UK expats in Europe could have their bank accounts closed if Brexit plans go ahead as banks would be unable to service customers living in the European Union...

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Funds management

It seems more likely that a no-deal exit would hit the UK economy hard in the short-to-medium term, Janus Henderson believes. ...

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Financial planning

Brits are taking advantage of a weaker US economy to buy dollars in advance of a hard or no-deal Brexit scenario possibly leading to a plunge in sterling....

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Funds management

Over a third of British expats have moved to ‘shore up’ their finances to mitigate the impact of Brexit. ...

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Funds management

Economic activity in developed markets is expected to recover in the second half of the year, but the shocks in some parts of the world could last longer. ...

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Funds management

Boris Johnson could spook financial markets in 2020 and investors must avoid complacency, according to deVere Group....

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Financial planning

In the lead up to Britain’s first December general election since 1923, UK assets and the pound will likely remain volatile, and even after the election if there’s anothe...

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Financial planning

Investors with UK assets need to act to ‘election-proof’ their portfolios in case the UK holds a general election in the near term....

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Funds management

Global fund managers are becoming more defensive in their asset allocation, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as they adjust to the geopolitical environment. ...

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Features

As central banks worldwide fight with low or even negative rates, advisers should look towards higher-quality investment grade bonds and emerging market debt to seek out ...

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Financial planning

The pound has rallied overnight following news of a Brexit deal being reached between the UK and European Union. ...

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