Category: Market commentary

Budget Update: I giveth and I taketh away….

The tax system is unnecessarily complex, caused by multiple amendments over the years and these complexities make it difficult to initially understand the real impact of any changes, until you drill into the detail. This week Mr. Hammond announced his budget and what caught the headlines was that he brought forward their manifesto promised to […]

Working Beyond 65

The proportion of those aged over 65 still working is close to 11%. Source ONS 11/9/2018 The latest unemployment figures, for the May to July 2018 period, showed the employment rate for those aged 16-64 was 75.5%, slightly lower than in the previous three months, but up 0.2% year-on-year. A closer look at the figures […]

Quarterly Market Review: Q1 2018

Please see Lexington’s 2018 First Quarter Market Review which we thought you might find useful. This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the UK and international markets. Please click the image below to open […]

Volatile markets and a sunny economy

Although we have experienced a little volatility in recent weeks, the overall outlook for the economy looks pretty sunny, more than I can say for the weather outside my window! But hey, my wife keeps reminding me it’s February what do I expect! So the overall economic outlook should support equity prices for a while, […]

Quarterly Market Review: Q4 2017

Please see Lexington’s Fourth Quarter Market Review which we thought you might find useful. This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets. Please click the image below to open […]

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