2018 - the year so far

2018 - the year so far

On a personal level, you may be wondering where the year has gone and why Christmas seems to start earlier and earlier (with both Selfridges and Tesco beginning their Christmas promotions in August).  To refresh your memory, here is a quick guide to the key events of 2018 so far.

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Election & Brexit

Election & Brexit

It’s probably safe to say that markets are like weather vanes, they stay stable when everything is calm but can spin around frantically when the wind keeps changing direction, or even if they just pick up on the fact that it might.  Right now, the two big “trade winds” blowing the UK markets are the election and Brexit so let’s have a look at both.

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