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Financial Updates

70 is the new 65

Viewing 65 as the marker for old age is an outdated notion, a report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said, as new data suggests the health of a 70-year-old today is comparable to that of someone five years their junior a decade ago.

How unrealistic expectations can damage your returns

We have written regularly about the effects of allowing our feelings, thoughts and emotions to cloud our financial decision making. Yet even when we take steps to understand our individual investor personalities, it is also important to manage our expectations of how our investments will perform.

Finura achieves Independent Financial Advice Gold Standard Award 2019

We are delighted to reveal that Finura has achieved the Independent Financial Advice Gold Standard Award.

Multi-asset outlook: Q3 Update

Global head of Multi-Asset Investments, Johanna Kyrklund looks back at Q3, highlighting global demand, GDP Growth and equity markets in this cycle.

The first tax increase has been announced

As if to confirm the sidelining of his Chancellor, the Prime Minister has announced a corporation tax increase from 2020.

Time in the Market, not Timing the Markets

We have all been told to ‘follow our instincts’ at some point in our lives but, when it comes to our finances, research has shown that going against what comes ‘naturally’ could help you achieve your long-term financial and lifestyle goals faster.

Common mistakes that investors make…..and how to overcome them

With ongoing uncertainty clouding our economy, the past six months market activity have highlighted two common errors that investors have been making, both of which can be remedied but both of which influence how their portfolios have performed.

Market Commentary

Monthly Market Commentary – May 2019

A look back at markets in May when stocks fell as trade tensions ratcheted up.

Monthly Market Commentary – April 2019

A look back at markets in April when stocks continued to move higher amid encouraging economic data.

Monthly Market Commentary – March 2019

A review of Q1 2019 when equities rebounded, supported by market expectations that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates this year.

Quarterly Reports

Market Review – Quarter 2 2016

A Q2 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 1 2016

A Q1 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 4 2016

A Q4 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Finance in the news

Finance in the News – w/c 10.02.20

Short summaries of recent articles we think you will find useful from some of the UK’s broadsheets.

Finance in the News – w/c 03.02.20

Short summaries of recent articles we think you will find useful from some of the UK’s broadsheets.