BANK OF ENGLAND ADOPTS PATIENT TONE

Posted by siteadmin on Monday 11th of February 2019

Bank of England adopts patient tone. This and more in our weekly market update from Omnis Investments

FEDERAL RESERVE PAUSES INTEREST RATES

Posted by siteadmin on Wednesday 6th of February 2019

Federal reserve pauses interest rates. This and more in our weekly market update from Omnis Investments

STERLING RALLIES AS BREXIT TALKS INTENSIFY

Posted by siteadmin on Monday 28th of January 2019

Sterling rallies as Brexit talks intensify. This and more in our weekly market update from Omnis Investments

Despite dramatic scenes at Westminster, the Brexit outlook may be softening

Posted by siteadmin on Thursday 17th of January 2019

The House of Commons inflicted a heavy defeat on Theresa May’s government on Tuesday as it comprehensively rejected the prime minister’s deal for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The defeat prompted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to immediately call a vote of no confidence in the government. Having secured the support of hard-line conservative Brexiteers, Theresa May survived the vote.

 
It is tempting to believe that, in spite of the drama, little has changed in the outlook for Brexit. However, developments below the surface give us reason t...

EASING TRADE TENSIONS BOOST GLOBAL EQUITIES

Posted by siteadmin on Tuesday 15th of January 2019

Easing trade tensions boost global equities. This and more in our weekly market update from Omnis Investments

The difference between value and growth investing

Posted by siteadmin on Wednesday 9th of January 2019

Warren Buffet, sometimes known as the sage of Omaha, once claimed he preferred to “to buy a wonderful company at a fair price”. What he meant by this is when it comes to picking investments, he looks for quality businesses that, for some reason or another, are undervalued by the rest of the market.
 
Buffet learnt his trade as a student and later an employee of Benjamin Graham, widely considered the godfather of this style of ‘value investing’ and author of one of the most authoritative books on security analysis.
 
Value investors take ...

US EQUITIES RALLY AS SENTIMENT IMPROVES

Posted by siteadmin on Tuesday 8th of January 2019

US equities rally as market sentiment improves. This and more in our weekly market update from Omnis Investments

Market Review - 2018 The year that was...

Posted by siteadmin on Wednesday 2nd of January 2019

A look back at some of the events that defined 2018 and what we may expect from 2019...


BREXIT UNCERTAINTY PICKS UP AGAIN

Posted by siteadmin on Wednesday 19th of December 2018


Six years on from Automatic Enrolment

Posted by siteadmin on Monday 3rd of December 2018

Six years on from the launch of Automatic Enrolment in workplace pensions figures show there are close to 10million UK workers saving for retirement. But a recent Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey revealed 13% of people believe they don’t know enough about pensions to save into one. So, do you know if you are saving in to a workplace pension, how much you are saving or how much you need to save?

The ONS survey reveals 91% of eligible employees are now contributing to a pension but only 63% have realised they are doing so. If you a...


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