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Our Weekly Podcast and Market Overview from Quilter Cheviot

Far From a Smooth Sailing

By Alan McIntosh, Chief Investment Strategist

“The US stock market was still under pressure last week as the sell-off in technology stocks continued. The US Nasdaq slid by a further 4%, resulting in a fall since the start of September of 10%. By contrast, the UK had a much better week, with the FTSE 100 rising by 4%. However, this was largely due to a sharp fall in the pound (the UK market is very currency sensitive) pushing up the values of the many international names in the index… ”

Read more here… Quilter Weekly Comment – Far from a smooth sailing

Weekly podcast: Markets Uncut

“Join Investment Manager Pavan Harnal, Head of Fixed Income Research, Richard Carter, and Equity Research Analyst, Oliver Creasey, as they discuss the Brexit negotiations and the sharp fall in the pound. As well the rise in house prices and what this means for the property sector and property funds…”