Case Studies


Asset Intelligence Comment: Autumn Statement 2022

By Kel Nwanuforo As has become even clearer since it was dissected every which way by the Sunday papers, ‘sunshine and lollipops’ this Autumn Statement was not. Jeremy’s hunt for the UK’s credibility led to the Chancellor announcing a punishing …

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Asset Intelligence Comment: Liz Truss resigns – the investor’s view

By Kel Nwanuforo Well, there we have it folks: yet another Prime Minister bites the dust. Liz Truss is headed for the exit door, after less than two months in office. By quite some distance, she will be the country’s …

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Asset Intelligence Short update: Pound panic dies down

By Kel Nwanuforo   Britain’s financial markets have witnessed considerable volatility since Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng presented his ‘mini Budget’ last month. The pound dropped to all-time lows versus the US dollar and government borrowing costs rose sharply, with investors and …

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Market Update September

Information correct at time of recording. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The value of an investment and the income from it could go down as well as up. The return at the end of the …

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Asset Intelligence Comment: Volatility in UK financial markets

By Kel Nwanuforo The economic and market headlines have been gloomy for some months now. However, ever since Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng delivered his ‘Growth Plan Statement’ last week things have turned downright downbeat. Followers of finance woke on Monday morning …

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Asset Intelligence Comment: Growth Plan Statement 2022

By Kel Nwanuforo ‘A new approach for a new era.’   The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng, made quite a number of bold statements in his ‘Growth Plan Statement’ – clearly a Budget in all but name. But …

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Boris resigns – what investors need to think about

Opinion Piece from Kel Nwanuforo When he won his mammoth 80-seat majority for the Conservatives in 2019, few would have imagined that Boris Johnson would end up serving scarcely any longer as Prime Minister than Gordon Brown or Theresa May. …

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Monthly Update May 2022

  Information correct at time of recording. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The value of an investment and the income from it could go down as well as up. The return at the end of …

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Autumn Budget 2021

Budgets now come with a campaign slogan, and this autumn Rishi Sunak has presented the public with a Budget for a “new age”, one which he says will prepare the country for a post-Covid “age of optimism”. Mr Sunak faced …

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