The Bank of England (BoE) held its base rate of interest unchanged at 0.5% at its meeting today.
This weekly update provides a snapshot of changes in the economy and markets and their implications for investors.
Over the past week financial markets have reacted negatively to the President’s announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminum, mainly due to fears of a trade war that could reduce global trade.
Article examining the economic effects and investment implications of the US fiscal cliff agreement
Mostly stable, mostly moderate
The results of the US midterm elections were largely in line with expectations, with one important wrinkle.
Dr. David Kelly and Ainsley Woolridge discuss how raising rates from a low level can boost economic growth
This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the impact that deflationary fears have had on the Fed's decision to postpone rate hikes.
The investment implications of tax reform
After a long and brutal U.S. Presidential election campaign, Donald Trump has emerged victorious, with Hillary Clinton conceding in the early hours of the morning, and Trump congratulating her on a hard-fought campaign.