2020 didn’t go the way we all expected. David Coombs has tossed out his old fortune-telling teacup and reached for the magic 8-ball this year.
Their policies could end up boosting growth, though companies may get a smaller slice
A free trade agreement with the EU avoids damaging tariffs, but other barriers remain.
We close a difficult year with a sense of relief, and the tools to deal with the challenges ahead.
Stock markets shot the lights out in November as news of promising vaccines hit the wires. The realities of distribution have lessened the glow a bit recently, leading investors to start reassessing their approach.
Rather than try to reduce it by austerity, inflation or default, the government should focus on keeping the rate of economic growth above the cost of servicing the debt.
Halloween is stuffed full of potential frights this year and a bit light on the fun. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth tiptoes around Brexit, US elections and earnings season.
We all try to structure our financial affairs as efficiently as possible, so we have more money to do what we want with our lives. Yet sometimes our financial affairs start to affect the structure of our lives and our communities, notes chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.