Market Comment – Doves and Budgets drive markets higher

With shares having convincingly travelled through 7000 on the FTSE 100 Share Index and some more encouraging noises emerging from the Federal Reserve Bank over in the United States, investors must be feeling that spring has arrived in the market as well as elsewhere. How long it will last is difficult to assess, but we might as well enjoy the feel good factor that rising share prices deliver. At least company results recently have been encouraging, but it has been the US that has been of most help.

Market Comment 24th March 2015

Budget 2015 Overview

Budget Summary 2015: The Election Budget

Introduction and Political Background

As the Chancellor stood up to speak on Wednesday March 18th there were less than 50 days to go until the General Election on May 7th. The opinion polls – and the bookmakers – still had the Conservatives marginally ahead, with David Cameron expected to remain in 10 Downing Street after the Election. But no one expected the Conservative party to have a clear majority and, as many commentators remarked, the ‘campaign’ so far had done nothing to capture the public imagination. Read more …

Guide: The New Pension Flexibility 2015

In April 2015, the way we access our pensions is changing forever. In this simple guide, we take you through step-by-step exactly what the new rules mean and how they could impact your future financial planning. Just click here or on the picture to download the guide.


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