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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 coronavirus relief package in the US, providing ongoing financial assistance to households and small businesses. The negative was the fast spreading of a more virulent version of COVID-19 in the UK, resulting in tighter restrictions on interactions within the population. A minimalist Christmas was followed by a virtual-only New Year, at least in terms of celebrations…”

Read more here… Quilter Weekly Comment – Bittersweet Beginnings

Weekly podcast: Markets Uncut

For the turn of the year, Head of Fixed Interest Research Richard Carter discusses the two biggest talking points of 2020, Brexit and the coronavirus. Will a Brexit deal and a coronavirus vaccine be the economy’s saving grace in 2021?