Bonds & gold up, stocks slip

Mixed messages from different countries as a range of measures are put in place to boost economies. The latest podcast from one of our partners, Architas, looks at the likely impact on markets this week  Continue reading

Archinomics – market update

US stock markets (equities) were up over 12% with energy and financial sectors in particular performing strongly, driven by a slowdown in the reported number of Covid-19 cases in the US.  Continue reading

Key things to remember in times of investment uncertainty

Economic downturns, recessions and pandemics all lead to confusion, uncertainty and often panic. The financial markets are tested to the limits. Here are some key things to remember in times of investment uncertainty.  Continue reading

The week everything changed

Many self-employed workers will be able to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of their average monthly trading profits, to help them cope with the financial impact of coronavirus…   Continue reading

Property Funds – the alternative approach

The Alternative Approach to Property Funds Why is everyone talking about property funds?  You can invest directly or indirectly into commercial property funds.  Investing directly or sometimes referred to as direct or ‘bricks and mortar’ commercial property funds refers to direct commercial property investment, meaning that actual physical properties are bought by the fund. Risk is […]  Continue reading