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Brexit optimism boosts sterling and domestic stocks
A look at the dramatic market moves following Boris Johnson’s talks with the Irish PM.
11 October 2019 | 3 min read
Interest rates likely to fall even if the UK avoids a no-deal Brexit
How savers can protect their money from a rate cut and boost overall returns
30 September 2019 | 3 min read
How to invest through the Brexit noise
Artemis Income co-manager Nick Shenton focuses on the fundamentals of UK companies, and says Brexit is creating some buying opportunities for stock pickers
27 September 2019 | 3 min read
'Big short' investor on what Brexit means for the stock market
We interview the man who made his name in the depths of the financial crisis
18 September 2019 | 3 min read
How changes in sterling are affecting British businesses and personal finances
Sophie Lund-Yates and Ryan Kenny discuss the impact of Brexit on the stock market and currency, and what this could mean for your finances.
12 September 2019 | 4 min read
How investors should navigate politics
We reveal what the current political turmoil means for your money – and some potential UK stock picks for the brave.
5 September 2019 | 4 min read
What can investors expect from the General Election?
It has been a whirlwind week for British politics – and it’s not over yet. In our latest video, we look at the likely chain of events and reveal what we know about the election policies of the main political parties.
4 September 2019 | 5 min read
What does sterling's fall mean for you and your investments?
Our experts weigh in on sterling's weakness.
4 September 2019 | 4 min read
A general election on the horizon?
3 September 2019 | 2 min read
Johnson, Hunt and your money
We look at what the leadership contest could mean for you.
19 July 2019 | 5 min read
Politics round up - what it means for your money
Don’t let short-term noise get in the way of your long-term plan.
29 May 2019 | 4 min read
What could happen to interest rates in 2019?
Sarah Coles look ahead to see how savers can boost their returns whatever the politicians and Bank of England decide.
10 April 2019 | 4 min read
The UK economy - defying the odds?
Despite doom-and-gloom predictions, the UK economy seems to be in good health.
9 April 2019 | 3 min read
Brexit’s delayed but your financial decisions shouldn’t be
Despite the political struggles lots of UK companies have been announcing strong results
14 March 2019 | 3 min read
Deal defeat - what comes next for the UK
With the Brexit deal pushed off the table we look at what’s next, and what it means for your savings and investments.
12 March 2019 | 2 min read
Chance of no deal reduced as May calls further votes
Ben Brettell looks at what yesterday’s announcement means for investors
27 February 2019 | 3 min read
Regular investing - The answer to the Brexit dilemma?
Nicholas Hyett discusses why regular savings could be the answer to many investors Brexit worries
22 February 2019 | 3 min read
Brexit - the politics, economy and stock market
HL experts explain what’s happened and what could be next
21 February 2019 | 4 min read
Three things you can do about Brexit uncertainty
With a little over a month until ‘Brexit day’, we look at three things you can do for your finances right now.
19 February 2019 | 3 min read
What can investors expect in February?
We look at what’s coming up for the markets next month
30 January 2019 | 4 min read
Guest comment – to find a Brexit consensus three must become two
No deal, May’s deal, or no Brexit - when one option is taken away, we’ll see progress again. These views are the author’s own and not personal advice.
24 January 2019 | 4 min read
Nigel Thomas retires after 40-year career in the City. I blame Brexit.
A look back at what’s been a remarkable career for Nigel Thomas, manager of the AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities.
17 January 2019 | 4 min read
Market reaction muted as May's deal fails in Parliament
Theresa May failed to get her Brexit deal through parliament today. We look at this could mean for your savings and investments.
15 January 2019 | 2 min read
Brexit and the pound - protect your overseas payments
How political events have affected sterling.
11 January 2019 | 2 min read
What are the chances of Theresa May's deal passing the vote? Using betting markets to predict political outcomes
Ben Brettell looks at what the odds suggest might happen next in the Brexit saga.
11 January 2019 | 2 min read
Brexit – the questions everyone is asking
Chartered Financial Adviser, Sian Thomas, answers some of the most common questions she hears about Brexit and investing.
2 January 2019 | 2 min read
Guest comment - why Theresa May is running down the Brexit clock
As part of our Brexit coverage we’ll be asking expert commentators from a range of backgrounds and viewpoints to share their thoughts. Please remember that these views are the author’s and not personal advice.
14 December 2018 | 5 min read
Markets calm as May’s leadership challenged
We look at the latest developments in Westminster and how they’ve affected financial markets.
12 December 2018 | 2 min read
May delays Brexit vote – what now?
We consider what could happen next, and what it means for investors
11 December 2018 | 3 min read
Guest comment – Brexit politics: where's the power?
Former investment strategist and political adviser Philip Collins describes the politics behind Brexit progress.
6 December 2018 | 4 min read
Guest comment - Brexit: demystifying the next steps
Political commentator George Trefgarne takes a closer look at some of the ‘what if’ scenarios.
28 November 2018 | 5 min read
Guest comment - Brexit predictions: a mug's game?
Former MP and EU expert James Wharton explores some potential Brexit scenarios.
27 November 2018 | 4 min read
How these key Brexit dates could affect sterling
Our experts breakdown the key events and issues facing Sterling in the run up to Brexit.
27 November 2018 | 6 min read
Mark Dampier - Brexit and the UK stock market
We'll see volatility, but our view on UK companies hasn’t changed.
26 November 2018 | 3 min read
Brexit Drama: what it means for your money
We take a look at what Brexit means for your finances, and what you can do to minimise any impact.
23 November 2018 | 5 min read
What's next with Brexit?
What the latest Brexit development means for savers and investors.
15 November 2018 | 2 min read
Is this the best way to invest in uncertain markets?
Investing little and often can be a great way to put your money to work.
1 November 2018 | 2 min read
What can investors expect in November?
We take a look at the political and economic events that will set the tone for November and what they might mean for investors.
26 October 2018 | 3 min read