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Saturday Papers: Goldman plans to expand investment banking

24/03/2018 05:07:00

And Dropbox surges to exceed private valuation in market debut.

Woodford slashes Astra stake as redemptions mount

23/03/2018 16:00:00

Neil Woodford has coupled need to meet redemptions on his Equity Income fund with further tilt towards UK domestic stocks.

Aviva scraps plan to cancel preference shares

23/03/2018 11:45:00

Aviva has abandoned its plan to cancel high yield preference shares after a backlash from retail investors, fund managers and MPs.

Global markets dive as trade war fears intensify

23/03/2018 11:07:00

European markets follow Asia and US into the red, but FTSE 100 spared the worst of the losses.

Platform tax ruling: are you due cash back?

23/03/2018 07:00:00

Hargreaves Lansdown customers aren't the only ones who stand to benefit from the online stockbroker's victory against HMRC.

The Expert View: Reckitt, Interserve and Crest Nicholson

23/03/2018 05:00:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Ted Baker and Marshalls.

Friday Papers: Trump tariffs target strategic Chinese sectors

23/03/2018 03:30:00

And Bank of England keeps interest rates steady at 0.5% but sets the stage for a hike in May.

Overnight Markets: Shares tumble after Trump’s tariff move

23/03/2018 02:05:00

The Dow Jones plunged 724 points on fears of a potential trade war.

Monthly Market Outlook by LGT Vestra

January 2018/February 2018

by LGT Vestra

It has been a turbulent few weeks in global markets, which saw a strong start to the year and then a sharp fall from the January highs. While rising interest rate expectations in the US may have triggered the falls, technical factors kicked in which made...Read More

December 2017/January 2018

by LGT Vestra

Over the past year, global equity markets have marched upwards, buoyed by a cyclical growth upswing the world over. This bull market has been seemingly unfazed by Brexit, a politically inexperienced White House and escalating tensions on the Korean...Read More

October 2017/November 2017

by LGT Vestra

This month saw the first Bank of England (BOE) rate hike in a decade, which raised the base rate a quarter of a percentage point to 0.50%. With inflation above the 2% target and unemployment at its lowest for 42 years, the rate hike was widely expected....Read More

September 2017/October 2017

by LGT Vestra

It was a similar story over the last month in markets to that seen throughout 2017 thus far. Although political rifts started to rear their head in Europe and there was little progress on Trump's reforms, economic data for the most part remained robust and...Read More

August 2017/September 2017

by LGT Vestra

The past month saw two catastrophic hurricanes hit the US and escalating tensions surrounding North Korean nuclear tests. Surprisingly, US equity markets have still managed to make new highs over the period, buoyed by economic conditions which still appear...Read More

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Spring Statement 2018

We have created a PIA summary and commentary following the Spring Statement from Philip Hammond....Read More

Monthly Market Outlook - January 2018/February 2018

It has been a turbulent few weeks in global markets, which saw a strong start to the year and then a sharp fall from the January highs. While...Read More