Canal Block

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Our Weekly Podcast and Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot Canal Block By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist “As we approach the end of March, and with that the end of the first quarter of 2021, it was a positive week overall for developed markets, rectifying the small losses from the week prior. US equities suffered … Read more

Spring Budget Summary 2021

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Spring Budget Summary 2021 All you need to know from Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Budget in our downloadable pdf document below. Contents: Budget highlights Personal taxation and investments Capital taxes Business taxes VAT Tax avoidance and evasion Coronavirus measures Facts & Figures Personal taxation Property taxes National insurance contributions Spring Budget Statement 2021      

Wall Street Rollercoaster

Our Weekly Podcast and Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot Wall Street Rollercoaster By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist “All eyes were on the US last week as anticipated the Senate’s decision on President Joe Biden’s latest stimulus package along with the non-farm employment figures. Starting with the stimulus package, the Senate approved the $1.9 trillion … Read more

Weekly Comment – David and Goliath

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Our Weekly Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot David & Goliath By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist “After a strong start to 2021, global equities posted a small decline for January after experiencing a 3% fall over the last week. Headlines have been dominated by news of retail investors grouping together on social media platform Reddit … Read more

Weekly Comment – Market Growth vs Value

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Our Weekly Podcast and Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot Market Growth vs Value By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist “Global stock markets continued to rise last week, with the FTSE World Index ahead by 1.6%. The US market rose by 2% but technology stocks fared even better. FAANG companies Netflix, Apple and Facebook saw their … Read more

Weekly Comment – Market Bubbles

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Our Weekly Podcast and Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot Market Bubbles By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist “Veteran investor Jeremy Grantham believes that the long bull market in the US has now developed into a fully-fledged bubble. We have seen many investment bubbles throughout history, the most recent being the dot-com boom just over twenty … Read more

Weekly Comment – Bittersweet Beginnings

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Our Weekly Podcast and Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot Bittersweet Beginnings By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist “Last year closed with good news and bad news. The positives were a trade deal between the UK and EU, thus avoiding automatic tariffs on a wide range of goods, as well as the signing of a new … Read more

Brexit: What Happens Next – Useful Links

Brexit: What Happens Next – Useful Links The UK left the the EU on 31 January 2020, but agreed to keep many things the same until 31 December. Many aspects of the UK and European Union’s future relationship will now change from 1st January 2021 and this will affect your business, family, and personal circumstances. … Read more

FT Advisers Annual Top 100 Financial Advisers 2020

FT Adviser’s Annual Top 100 Financial Advisers list We’re delighted to announce that Quilter Financial Planning has achieved first place in the FTAdviser’s annual Top 100 Financial Advisers list for the second year running. We’re very proud of winning this award, which recognises not only the growth of our Network and National businesses over the past year, … Read more