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Market Movements – March 2023

Market Movements – March 2023

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Mark Twain   It is this quote, alongside investors’ vivid memories of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), that is currently causing much anxiety in markets with respect to the recent stress in the global banking...

Market Movements – October 2022

Market Movements – October 2022

Since our last “Market Movements” update in May, financial markets have continued to be volatile. Following a brief rally in risk assets during July and early August, markets have continued their fall. Though we take a long-term approach to investing, it is still...

Inflation – 1970s Vs 2020s – what can we learn?

Inflation – 1970s Vs 2020s – what can we learn?

The latest readings for inflation in the UK, US and Europe are 9.0%, 8.6%, and 8.1% respectively. The last time inflation was this high in the UK, Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister and the likes of the Village People, Bee Gees, and The Police were number one in...