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Month: April 2019

The World In A Week 13 – The reign in Spain

Author: Jon Doyle April 30, 2019 In Blog, General, Investments, News, World in a Week
Politics, it would seem, does not like being out of the spotlight.  On a quieter week for Brexit and Trump, the vacuum was filled by the eager Europeans.  In echoes of last year’s Italian election, where the scars of the […]
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UK dividends breaking new records

Author: Jon Doyle April 26, 2019 In Blog
Recent equity market volatility has made many investors nervous, but it’s left one group feeling slightly better. Income seeking investors are benefiting from higher yields and higher total payments on company shares thanks to falling capital valuations and rising profitability. […]
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The World In A Week 12 – UK to regulate internet

Author: Jon Doyle April 23, 2019 In Blog, General, Investments, News, World in a Week
In what was a short week, owing to the bank holiday weekend, Brexit news was light; cross-party talks between Conservatives and Labour continue to progress, reducing angst over a Brexit deadlock. There was a variety of data releases last week […]
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Pension changes to be aware of for the 2019/20 tax year

Author: Jon Doyle April 19, 2019 In Blog
As the start of a new tax year begins, it’s often a time to consider how your financial plan is shaping up and ensuring it’s still relevant for aspirations and goals. You may be thinking about how you’ll use your […]
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The World In A Week 11 – UK to regulate internet

Author: Jon Doyle April 16, 2019 In Blog, General, Investments, News, World in a Week
The UK government may be in swivel eyed bewilderment regarding Brexit, but last week proved it has not completely lost the plot. Last Monday it announced ambitious plans for the UK to be the global leader of internet regulation. The […]
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The World In A Week 10 – Synchronised Slowdown

Author: Jon Doyle April 9, 2019 In Blog, General, Investments, News, World in a Week
Markets had a positive week with Global Equities as measured by MSCI ACWI, returning +2.26%. Europe Ex-UK Equities outpaced US Equities +2.65% vs +2.22%, slightly reversing the trend that has prevailed since the financial crisis. UK Equities, as measured by […]
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