Investment Updates

Regular investment updates and market views for private clients.

September 2021

Will the Bank of England be Raising Interest Rates Soon?

Until recently, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) which has responsibility for setting interest rates was undecided whether the conditions were right for tightening monetary policy. Andrew Bailey, the Bank of England (BoE) governor, revealed last month that the MPC could not categorically say that there was clear evidence that significant progress was being made in…

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T.Rowe Price Global Focused Growth Equity Fund

In a recent review of the equity fund holdings, specifically focussing on global equities we have shifted the focus from narrowly mandated specialist funds, that were partly used to provide diversification benefits, while providing some equity exposure, into broader global equity funds, which we believe have the best chance of delivering performance, on a forward-looking…

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Market Update | September 2021

Recent UK economic signals have remained broadly positive and the June GDP numbers indicated a stronger recovery than forecasted and the Bank of England now expects the economy to regain its pre-COVID size by the end of this year. While growth in the UK’s service sector has slowed to its weakest level since March overall,…

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