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When it comes to inflation, investors must remain vigilant

At the Spring Statement Chancellor Philip Hammond stated that UK inflation would fall towards the Bank of England’s (BoE) 2 per cent target in the next year.

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UK equities – now is the time for patience

As the House of Lords defeats a key piece of EU withdrawal legislation, the general sentiment in the investment arena is somewhere on the spectrum between uncertainty and gloom.

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Brexit and the stock market

One of the most compelling arguments for investing in UK stocks comes from the fundamental characteristics of the operating environment.

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Trade wars: An easy win for the US?

The US has raised tariffs on Chinese imports and China has responded in kind.

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Adapt or die: the companies evolving in an age of disruption

The recent reporting season offered an insight into how companies are adapting to rapid technological disruption.

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Five things to consider before buying an annuity

Throughout your working life, you will have worked hard to build up that precious pension pot, but the time will come when you must decide how to use to the money you’ve saved to fund your retirement.

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How to build a disruption-proof portfolio

For some time, the most important task facing many CEOs has been to ensure their businesses are benefitting from, rather than being disintermediated by, the digital economy.

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UK housebuilders: value or value trap?

Investors have enjoyed stellar returns from the UK housebuilding sector over the past decade.

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Why Tech-Sector Volatility Doesn’t Worry Us

We’ve seen a recent selloff in the US technology sector as some companies in the space have faced near-term challenges and negative press. But as long-term investors, we are not deterred.

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