Posts Tagged ‘sterling’

Euro’s pain threshold tested but sterling investors in European assets continue to benefit

Monday, September 11th, 2017

By: Jaisal Pastakia, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management (more…)

Nature VS Nurture in the Markets

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The age-old question of nature vs nurture is, in an economic sense, being played out before our very eyes. (more…)

The Euro: Higher or Lower?

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

By Jaisal Pastakia, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management

The euro’s resurgence this year (8% higher against sterling and 12% higher against the US dollar) (more…)

Reacting to the Fall of Sterling to an Eight Year Low

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Jaisal Pastakia, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management, comments on the fall of sterling to an eight year low
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Inflation Remains Unchanged as Personal Investors and Consumers Continue to Feel the Pinch

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Today’s inflation figures from the Office for National Statistics show the headline rate remaining flat at 2.6% – contrary to the expectations of many (more…)

UK and US may be set for a period of new interest rate divergence

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Markets speculate that the prospects of further rate rises in the US are diminishing and US inflation figures seem to confirm this view. In the UK, on the other hand, expectations are heading in the opposite direction, with implications for sterling. (more…)

Sharply weakened pound continues to boost visitor numbers

Friday, June 16th, 2017

The April UK travel & tourism data from the ONS shows that the sharply weakened pound continues to encourage visits to the UK from abroad and more spend by visitors (more…)

Bank of England Monetary Policy Unchanged as Predicted

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted by a majority of 5-3 to keep the Bank rate at 0.25 percent, but voted unanimously (more…)

The UK election – our key takeaways so far

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Commenting on the results of the UK general election, Noland Carter, CIO and Head of Heartwood Investment Management, said: (more…)

The Biggest Mover in Response to the Election Result was Sterling

Friday, June 9th, 2017

By John Wyn-Evans, Head of Investment Strategy at Investec Wealth & Investment,

The reaction in financial markets is muted. (more…)

General Election Market Assessment

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Market assessment on the effects of the 2017 General Election by Avem Capital

On 18 April 2017, The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May announced that there will be a snap general election 8 June 2017. (more…)

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