Category Archives: Markets

Capital Eyes On … the market: the Budget to eclipse all budgets? 18th March 2015

Capital Eyes On the market: On the day the Moon eclipses the Sun,  the question being asked is: “does George Osborne’s Budget 18 March 2015 eclipse all others – or not?”  Follow the link to obtain your complimentary copy of our Budget … Continue reading

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Market Numbers & News 25th April 2014

Market Numbers & News 25th April 2014 MARKET NUMBERS .. The FTSE 100 closed at 6685.69 +60.44 points +0.91% on previous weeks close 6625.25 +259.27 points +4.03% against a year ago at 6426.42 .. “In House”, we regard the FTSE 100 index as being … Continue reading

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Market Numbers & News 18th April 2014

Market Numbers & News 18th April 2014 MARKET NUMBERS .. The FTSE 100 closed at 6625.25 +63.55 points +0.97% on previous weeks close 6561.70 +381.58 points +6.11% against a year ago at 6243.67 .. “In House”, we regard the FTSE 100 index as being … Continue reading

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Bank of England “sticks” on Bank Repo Rate…and other news

Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee opts for “no change” to the bank base rate. European shares were slightly higher on this Thursday afternoon having fluctuated for much of the day’s sessions as investors responded to the latest announcements from … Continue reading

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Market Numbers & News 28th March 2014

Market Numbers & News 28th March 2014 MARKET NUMBERS .. The FTSE 100 closed at 6615.58 -58.41 points -0.89% on previous weeks close 6557.17 +203.84 points +3.18% against a year ago at 6411.74 .. “In House”, we regard the FTSE 100 index as … Continue reading

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PENSION DEADLINE: FIXED PROTECTION : 5th April 2014: Gentle Reminder!!

Applications for Pension Lifetime Allowance Fixed Protection must be submitted to HMRC by 5th April 2014. (check the conditions first) The Tax year End deadline approaches quickly…   If you are in any doubt about exactly how much you currently have … Continue reading

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Market Numbers 21st March 2014, Budget Comment plus Headlines

Market Numbers 21st March 2014, Budget Comment plus Headlines The key take aways from this year’s Chancellor’s Budget on Wednesday were effectively increased ISA allowances (the normal increase at 6th April followed by a further increase to £15,000 for a … Continue reading

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Market Numbers 21st March 2014, Budget Comment plus Headlines

Market Numbers 21st March 2014, Budget Comment plus Headlines The key take aways from this year’s Chancellor’s Budget on Wednesday were effectively increased ISA allowances (the normal increase at 6th April followed by a further increase to £15,000 for a … Continue reading

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A Week’s View to Friday 31st January 2014

A Week’s View to Friday 31st Jan 2014  

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Gold Market Price Benchmark Setting under investigation

It has been reported by Bloomberg and in MoneyMarketing that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK is undertaking a review of the way gold price benchmark setting is carried out as part of a wider investigation into global … Continue reading

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Market Numbers: 7 Days to Friday 22nd November 2013

Market Numbers: Over The Past Week: Snapshot View of the Markets: Below are closing numbers as at Friday 22nd November 2013. For more discussion about how the financial markets may affect your own personal or business financial situation, protection, pensions or investments, why … Continue reading

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