08DEC 2017


Is the UK government heading towards a softer Brexit?

The joint progress report leaves several options open for the UK but phase II of negotiations is likely to prove at least as difficult as phase I.


22SEP 2017


Markets shrug at May's Florence speech

Theresa May’s speech confirmed that the UK is seeking a transition period but gave few further details on the final shape of Brexit.


25JUL 2017


The FTSE in 2017: six charts that tell the story so far

The UK stockmarket rose in the first half of 2017 in the face of political and economic uncertainty. We look at why and what the future may bring.

20JUL 2017


EuroView: Recovery continues and risks recede but how much is left in the tank?

European equities remain a recovery story, says Rory Bateman in his latest EuroView. He discusses recent positive economic data as well as banks, Brexit, and fund flows.


26JUN 2017


Where next for the global economy?

Keith Wade gives a mid-year overview of the global economic outlook. Topics include fading political risk in the eurozone, challenges posed by Brexit, prospects for the “Trump trade” and a discussion of current low market volatility.

23JUN 2017


Brexit: One year on

On the first anniversary of the historic vote to leave the European Union, we look at the impact the referendum has had on the UK from an economic, fixed income and equity perspective.

09JUN 2017


UK election result: what it means for Brexit and markets

Theresa May has formed a new government. Our experts explain the implications for the economy, markets and Brexit.

09JUN 2017


60 seconds on the post-election prospects for UK bonds

Rejection of austerity could mean higher government spending and increased supply of gilts.

09JUN 2017


60 seconds on the UK election implications for the economy and Brexit

Growth could slow and Brexit talks remain the big uncertainty.


12MAY 2017


The story of the global economy in pictures - May 2017

In this month's infographic we look at whether dollar strength has reached a turning point, how the UK election offers hope for a softer Brexit and the political turmoil in South Africa.