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January 2023

Is Vladimir Putin using Winter as a Weapon of War?

In 1812, Napoleon’s Grande Armee of some 300,000 troops was invading Russia. During the Battle of Berezina (26-29 November 1812), the remnants of Napoleon’s army tried to flee. Just 20-30,000 troops remained. Ninety per cent of Napoleon’s army was killed or wounded during the campaign. Rightly or wrongly, European newspapers attributed the defeat not to…

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Exactly what is ‘Fiscal Drag?’

As all our readers will know, the new Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, delivered his Autumn Statement on November 17th. It had been widely predicted ahead of the speech that Hunt would freeze tax thresholds and this proved to be the case – prompting a great many commentators to talk about how we’d all be paying more…

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January Market Commentary

As 2022 drew to a close, there was a mixed picture worldwide as major economies sought to respond to soaring energy prices, rising living costs and the continuing impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In our first round-up of the year, we look at where we left off in 2022 all across the world… UK…

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Set financial new year’s resolutions for 2023

The new year is almost upon us and we’ll all be setting our resolutions for the next 12 months. Perhaps you want to improve your diet, quit smoking, learn a new skill or hobby, or pick up an old hobby that you’ve let slide over the years. But have you thought about improving your financial…

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