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Article 50: what does this mean for investors?

The passing of the Brexit Bill through Parliament will enable Theresa May to formally write to the European Union and trigger Article 50 on 29 March – effectively firing the

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The road to Brexit – what’s next for investors?

Azad Zangana, senior European economist at Schroders, believes the UK’s exit payment will be an issue. Commenting he said: “The triggering of Article 50 itself will largely be a non-event for

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Dow rally encourages optimism in markets

Markets are turning to riskier assets as we approach the back end of the week with the glee of yesterday’s 20,000 milestone for the Dow providing the basis for bullish

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Supreme court rules government cannot trigger article 50 without act of Parliament

The supreme court has ruled eight to three that the government can not trigger article 50 and start the UK’s exit from the European Union without a vote in Parliament.

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Brexit speech: experts react

The Prime Minister seems to have achieved her goal of setting out a plan without giving too much away and markets – for now – appear happy to give her

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Brexit: Theresa May’s speech in full

“A little over six months ago, the British people voted for change. They voted to shape a brighter future for our country. They voted to leave the European Union and

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May lays out Brexit plan

Speaking at Lancaster House, where Margaret Thatcher gave a speech praising the single market 29 years ago, May outlined the government’s 12 objectives for the Brexit talks whilst confirming that

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FTSE turns lower before Brexit speech

The big speech today from the Prime Minister has, unsurprisingly, led to a degree of risk-off sentiment across equity markets, and not just in the UK. It turns out that

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Brexit tops the agenda

The FTSE 100 has already seen a new record high today but a poor performance from the banks is hampering further progress. Perennial poor performer RBS languishes at the bottom,

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What does 2017 have in store for investors?

As always, predicting the direction of stock markets is a tricky business. Consensus thus far, and as of mid-December 2016, is indicating a slightly bearish view in 2017, which means