March 2016

2016 March Budget Overview

George Osborne’s eighth Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer proved something of a mixed bag, in which tax breaks for small businesses and savers appeared alongside a downbeat assessment of the global economy and the UK’s financial position.

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Brexit: Uncharted territory

Speculation over Britain’s future within the European Union (EU) gained fresh momentum following the announcement of a UK referendum on Thursday 23 June 2016 . The referendum – the twelfth in the UK since 1973 – will ask voters whether Britain should...

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March 2016 - Market Review

Global equity market performance was generally weak during February as investors struggled to digest an unappetising assortment of issues. Problems ranged from ongoing worries about commodity prices and geopolitical tensions, through questions over t...

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