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Welcome to Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management UK’s wealth blog. Here you can find articles covering a variety of key topics from the investment world such as retirement, wealth and tax planning, investment ideas and the latest economy and market news. Don’t forget to sign up to our wealth blog if you would like to receive regular financial insights from our experts.

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Markets in turmoil – our view
12 October 2018

This week’s market turmoil, like in February and March, started as a technical correction after six months of straight-up markets which required a little breathing space. Soon thereafter, however, fundamental concerns have crept in.

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The big questions on investors’ minds: 2020 recession, no-deal Brexit, emerging market turmoil and midterm madness?
27 September 2018

A US recession in 2020 is now the consensus call among strategists and economists. Many are therefore positioning for an end to the cycle by reducing risk. We are sympathetic to the prudence but disagree with the arguments leading to that conclusion. Is the economy living on borrowed time?

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Should you stay invested and ignore all the noise?
14 September 2018

This week Tony Dwyer, Chief US Market Strategist at Canaccord Genuity and ‘Wall Street’s biggest bull’, came over from his office in New York and presented to our clients. 

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Facts vs. fears? Don’t let confirmation bias distort your view of the markets
7 September 2018

One of the fascinating aspects of the current financial markets is that investors can find a plethora of information to support either a positive or negative view of the world, depending on their disposition.

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Will the US midterm elections come up Trumps?
21 August 2018

As US midterm election frenzy begins with by-elections and polls sparking much conjecture over how Trump’s presidency will be impacted this November, we go back in time to see what can be learnt from previous midterms and the potential impact on markets.

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Bank of England raises interest rate by 0.25%
2 August 2018

As widely expected, today the Bank of England raised its policy rate from 0.5% to 0.75%. Although in line with market expectations, the fact that all nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted in favour of the hike, was seen as somewhat hawkish.

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IMPORTANT: Investment involves risk. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount originally invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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