Thoughts on the German Election

September 28th, 2017, by Georgina Ogilvie-Jones

German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday 24 September but will have to build a coalition to form a government. This follows a surge by the populist and anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) which won… Read More…

Economic Commentary – August 2017

September 6th, 2017, by Georgina Ogilvie-Jones

Despite various political and economic events, equity markets have made headway in the year to date. The FTSE 100 started the year at 7,142 and is now at 7,438 having finished July at 7,372, indicating very modest returns in the… Read More…

Market Monitor – August 2017

September 5th, 2017, by Georgina Ogilvie-Jones

All major equity indices have made gains over the last 12 months in Sterling terms. Whilst the FTSE 100 one year return of 14% appears modest in comparison with a 26% return from the FTSE World Europe ex UK it… Read More…