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Budget: No change for investors

All told, the November Budget has not caused us to reassess our assumptions for domestic investments or the British pound. The first Autumn Budget was a giveaway budget. Policy decisions

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Budget 2017: The Chancellor’s speech in full

Mr Deputy Speaker I report today on an economy that continues to grow, continues to create more jobs than ever before and continues to confound those who seek to talk

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Budget 2017: The speech in full

Mr Deputy Speaker, I report today on an economy that has continued to confound the commentators with robust growth. A labour market delivering record employment. And a deficit down by

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Investors will be grateful for no changes

Philip Hammond’s first, and last, Autumn Statement as Chancellor was something of a non-event for personal investors. There was no mention of Capital Gains Tax, savings allowances or the forthcoming

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Myxomatosis hits Autumn Statement

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first – and last – Autumn Statement was a marked contrast in both style and content to those of his politically calculating predecessor George Osborne. While the previous

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Autumn Statement: New bond of little comfort for savers

On the face of it this may seem like some much needed good news for beleaguered UK savers. However with the maximum balance permitted set at a paltry £3,000, savers

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Autumn Statement: Far from the UK version of trumpflation

GDP growth forecasts were a tad higher than expected  at 1.4% for next year and 1.7% in 2018. However looking beyond that, the OBR growth forecasts look very similar to

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Autumn Statement: A snapshot of the announcements

A new economic forecast Debt falling by 2020 Fuel duty will remain frozen for a seventh year A new three-year NS&I Investment Bond available from spring 2017 Committing to raise

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Autumn Statement: Chancellor Philip Hammond’s statement in full

Mr Speaker, It is a privilege to report today on an economy which the IMF predicts will be the fastest growing major advanced economy in the world this year. An

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Thanksgiving bounce shuts out the bears

If you’re not already long, it’s probably time to pack up early for Thanksgiving. The lighter volumes we are seeing across markets are not likely to give latecomers a real