Cave’s Quarterly – Q4 2019 Round-Up

To get up to speed with the recent economic and market developments, please take a read of the fourth Cave’s Quarterly round-up of 2019. CLICK HERE TO READ

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Cave’s Quarterly – Q3 2019 Round-Up

To get up to speed with the recent economic and market developments, please take a read of the third Cave’s Quarterly round-up of 2019. CLICK HERE TO READ

Trade Wars – Revenge of the Tariff

A long time (21 months) ago in a galaxy far, far away (the United States), the electorate chose property mogul and TV personality Mr Donald J Trump to be their 45th President. After failing to deliver on a number of his pre-election promises, he did manage to overhaul the US tax system last year. This […]

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Interest rate rise won’t end worry for savers

Interest rates have, at last, moved above their multi-year low, providing a little relief to savers, although with many saving institutions opting not to pass on the full 0.25% increase in the base rate, the benefit for many will be marginal. Combine this with a rate of inflation that is currently running well above interest […]

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How D’YA Like Your BREGGSIT In The Morning?

Hard or soft? It all looks a little bit scrambled to me… Theresa May’s Conservative government now has less than two years of negotiations to secure her objective of a ‘deep and special partnership’ with the EU. With the BREXIT deadline clock ticking away, speculation remains over what kind of relationship the UK will be […]

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Will 2017 be as kind to investment markets as 2016?

With the year of political astonishments now behind us, investors are attempting to identify the potential pitfalls financial markets may encounter over the next twelve months. Although we are likely to better understand the ramifications from both the EU referendum and Trump presidency as 2017 unfolds, it will undoubtedly take considerably longer to properly appreciate […]

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US Election Update

Good work from the polling companies again! Having read through a number of early research pieces this morning, the main thrust seems to be as follows in respect of the implications of a Trump presidency. Republican control of the upper houses should permit most reasonable Trump policies getting through. Some of the more ˜controversial campaign […]

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US to ‘Trump’ Brexit?

Had you been told 12-months ago that Donald Trump would be the Republicans Presidential candidate, and in with a very real chance of becoming the 45th President of the United States, you wouldnt have been alone in responding with disbelief. But then again, I doubt this time last year many would have predicted that Britain, […]

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BREXIT Volatility here to stay

As voting closed on 23rd June, like most, I watched the start of the referendum results coverage and with Sterling rallying to 1.5 $/£, headed to bed expecting to wake to a ˜Remain vote confirmation. As my 10 week old son decided 3am was a good time for a feed, I reached for the phone […]

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BREXIT; Leave vote update

Congratulations to the polling companies on another stunning job well done! As predicted in the run up to the vote, share prices and sterling both began trading sharply lower this morning following the vote to leave the EU. Prime Minister David Cameron is one of the early casualties, confirming his intention to step down in […]