Market update: Trump's trade wars
President Trump has made no secret of his issues with China’s trade practices. They were near to the top of his agenda in 2016, before he even took office.
Active or passive? It’s a common debate within the investment industry
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No end in sight for Brexit
And so the saga continues. 33 months since the UK public voted to leave the European Union (EU), the path to Brexit remains uncertain. The departure date has been delayed until 31 October – so what does the deadlock mean?
Skipton Insight: 2018 half-year market review
After a positive couple of years for markets, the opening to 2018 proved to be a period of highs and lows. We saw stock markets in the UK and US post record highs; but at other times, the worst volatility in seven years . Although markets settled over spring, the spectre of global trade wars escalating means there is still uncertainty.
Skipton Insight: investing in Brexit
The clock is ticking for the UK. There is barely a year to go before the two-year notice period to leave the European Union expires, with a great deal for the government still to agree. What Brexit is ultimately going to look like, no one knows.
Skipton Insight: investing with a conscience
For many investors, achieving a strong return isn’t the only objective. Alongside investing towards achieving their objectives, they want to feel assured their money is being used to support causes and issues close to their heart, or steer clear of areas/sectors they have moral objections towards. Find out more here.