Insights
02/12/2020
Every Little Helps

Sterling got a bit of a lift yesterday afternoon after a Tweet from a Times journalist…

30/11/2020
Kicking Off The Week

It’s another week of high expectations, with Brexit talks in London and apparently something agreed…

27/11/2020
Black Friday Sale - 100% Free Insight!

With the US off for Thanksgiving, trade volumes fell off a cliff yesterday…

26/11/2020
Brexit Prepare for the Worst, Hope for the Best.
26/11/2020
Roundup and Rundown

From a market perspective, yesterday’s busy data calendar turned out to be…

25/11/2020
Another Trump Rally - this time the Dow Jones

Trump can definitely take credit for the latest stock market move, as his almost-concession…

24/11/2020
Concession (in all but name)

The head of the Bank of England called Rishi Sunak’s bluff by saying that a no deal Brexit would be…

19/11/2020
Going Green

We’ve had some more details of Boris’ vision for a green recovery and a commitment of £12bn…

17/11/2020
Principle Vs. Practical

The EU were dealt a blow yesterday as Poland and Hungary both voted against the terms of a new…

16/11/2020
Monday Rundown

It appears to be a good start for the week so far, despite some of the challenges we’ve got to face…

02/11/2020
Monday, Again.

The main news over the weekend was that Mercedes won their 7th consecutive Formula One Constructors championship…

29/10/2020
R3 Is The Magic Number?

Lockdowns in France and Germany sent markets lower yesterday and also had a lot of people…

27/10/2020
Markets Singing the Lockdown Blues

It was a bit of a shocker for markets yesterday, with downtrends across Europe and the US…

26/10/2020
The Weekend, Briefly.

Despite some positive rumours over the state of Brexit negotiations, the Pound is…

22/10/2020
Bit by Bit

Michel Barnier’s back in town today and the news of his trip saw a boost in the value of Sterling…

21/10/2020
Mancunian Stand Off

The main news of yesterday was that of Andy Burnham and Boris Johnson unable to…

19/10/2020
Monday Rundown

So much for that “oven ready Brexit” deal that we were promised by Mr Johnson when he was…

14/10/2020
Shed a Tier or Two (and just lockdown?)

The boost in the Pound was short lived and has been almost…

13/10/2020
Three Tiers, But Still Not Sure.

Boris Johnson’s three tier system announcement yesterday was actually not bad for risk sentiment…

12/10/2020
Same Subjects, Different Monday

Once again we find ourselves getting towards crunch time in Brexit negotiations…

07/10/2020
Mid-Weeker

Markets are very much dancing to the beat of the Trump at the moment…

06/10/2020
Another Han-cock-up

Yesterday we found out that the UK’s ‘world beating’ test and trace system was actually an excel spreadsheet…

05/10/2020
Weekend Summary

Risk sentiment remains subdued as we go into the week…

01/10/2020
Debate Debacle to be Papered Over With Stimulus Package?

One positive to come out of the fiasco that was the presidential debate is that we could be getting…

25/09/2020
Spend, Spend, Spend

The Chancellor’s new job retention scheme has been largely well received…

23/09/2020
The Great British Back-Off

It was a busy day for public speaking yesterday. Andrew Bailey was first up…

21/09/2020
Weekend Summary

Andy Haldane blurred the lines between central banker and government lobbyist over the weekend as he used…

18/09/2020
Lockdown Round Two?

The government has insisted that the good Friday Agreement is not at risk…

16/09/2020
Upbeat Mid-Week

Today is a very welcome good news day…

15/09/2020
Tuesday, In Brief

UK unemployment numbers out this morning show an increase…

12/08/2020
US Election Series. Episode 2

As Vice President of an Obama administration that served two terms…

11/08/2020
Unemployment Numbers Hold Up

UK Unemployment numbers came in, with a pleasant surprise…

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