A week to remember…

Glasgow COP26

Our Weekly Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist COP(out)26? Over 100 world leaders have gathered in Glasgow this week to try to turn the aspiration of the Paris Agreement of 2015, of limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees (or ideally 1.5 degrees) into action. Disappointingly, neither Russia’s Vladimir … Read more

Autumn Budget 2021

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Autumn Budget Statement Summary 2021 This Autumn Budget Statement summary briefing is provided strictly for general consideration only.The information contained in this briefing is based on Quilter Financial Planning’s understanding of the relevant proposals contained within the Autumn Budget Statement 2021 (as of 27/10/21), which may change. For information only. Always seek professional advice before … Read more

Feeling the pressure

Pressure guage to go with warnings of inflation rate rise

Our Weekly Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist World stock markets enjoyed one of the strongest weeks for several months, with major indices rising around 2%. Why the renewed positive sentiment? Simply put, a return to company news-flow with the start of the Q3 earnings season in the US. Fast … Read more

Will balance be restored?

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Our Weekly Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist September proved to be a disappointing month for global equity markets, posting the first decline this year since January. Contributing factors include – ongoing disruption caused by the Covid-19 Delta variant, supply chain bottlenecks, inflationary pressures and concerns over the timing of … Read more

Weekly Comment – Freedom day fallout

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Our Weekly Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist While some parts of the population might be enjoying ‘Freedom Day’ in the sunshine, investors are growing increasingly alarmed at the spread of the delta-variant in the UK and elsewhere. Mercifully, vaccines seem to be effective in reducing the severity of cases … Read more

We have moved!

August 1st – Move to new premises We’ll be moving just down the road to our new offices on 1st August, the new address will be: Suite 3/1, Herbert House, 26 Herbert Street Glasgow G20 6NB Our telephone number will remain the same.

Weekly Comment – Change of opinion

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Our Weekly Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist Inflation expectations are still having an impact on market movements albeit this time, in the positive direction. In the US, figures from the Labor Department proved consumer prices, minus food and energy, have risen by 0.7% last month, 30 basis points above … Read more

Weekly Comment – Not too hot

Our Weekly Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot Not Too Hot By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist “Most major indices finished a four-day week in positive territory as confidence in market recovery continued to take the spotlight. US equities finished the week up 0.5%, significantly driven by the release of the monthly nonfarm payrolls figure on … Read more