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Market Update week ending 12 May 2023- BANK OF ENGLAND RAISES RATES IN FIGHT AGAINST INFLATION

  BANK OF ENGLAND RAISES RATES IN FIGHT AGAINST INFLATION Last week there was further evidence of the split emerging between the US Federal Reserve and central banks on this…

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Market Update week ending 28 April 2023

CALL FOR WAGE RESTRAINT BADLY RECEIVED Last week Bank of England chief economist, Huw Pill, caused some controversy when he said that to break the inflationary spiral people in the…

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Market Update Week Ending 24th March 2023 – INFLATION PERSISTS AND RATES RISE FURTHER

INFLATION PERSISTS AND RATES RISE FURTHER   Last week it was purportedly business as usual for central banks as the Bank of England and the US Federal Reserve both raised…

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Round up for week Ending Friday 10 February 2023

  SLIGHTLY MORE POSITIVE GLOBAL ECONOMIC DATA Economic data out this week confirmed that global economies are holding up better than expected in spite of last weeks’ increases in interest…

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Asset Allocation is Attributable for 85% of Investment Performance

    Asset Allocation is Attributable for 85% of Investment Performance Should investment advisers and managers be “Active”? or should they be (they usually are!) passive by following the herd…

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Mixed Week for the Markets – Market Update week ending 20 January 2023

A MIXED WEEK FOR MARKETS This week Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, declared that Britain has “turned a corner” in its efforts to reduce inflation, but warned…

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Market Update week ending 13 January 2023 – POSITIVE SIGNS THAT INFLATION MAY HAVE PEAKED

POSITIVE SIGNS THAT INFLATION MAY HAVE PEAKED This weeks new data could influence central bank rates. Data on inflation, job creation and growth have been well scrutinised by central banks and will affect their…

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Private Office Asset Management

PLEASE NOTE:Our offices will be closed from 1.00pm Friday 23rd Decemberuntil 8.30am Tuesday 3rd January.   For anything urgent during the closed period, please telephone our Practice Manager Michelle Simmonds…

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Central Banks Continue to Talk Tough – Market Update Week Ending 16th December 2022

CENTRAL BANKS CONTINUE TO TALK TOUGH Last week the inflation and what central banks are doing about it were the main drivers of the markets. Initially there was some good news because…

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Autumn Statement Highlights – 17th November 2022

  AUTUMN STATEMENT HIGHLIGHTS As the Private Office Asset Management marketing team makes its way back from our 2-day Business Expo at the London Excel Centre where we had a…

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Kwarteng Sacked As Chancellor

Market Update Week-end 15 October 2022 A week is a long time in politics as we saw again this week. Growing opposition on the Conservative backbenches, international criticism and extremely…

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Opec Cut Oil Production As Russian Forces Suffer Humiliating Withdrawals In Eastern Ukraine

Last week the energy price crisis is back in the news after OPEC decided to cut output to bank profits while they can. The move has reversed some of the recent…

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