While the UK economy has recovered markedly since the financial crisis, UK GDP growth is set to slow. GDP growth was 2.2% in 2015, and is now forecast to slow to 1.8% in 2016 and 0.9% in 2017.
'Capital inadequacies' at two other banks
But 'unpredictablility of Brexit' remains a major downside risk
Global equity funds the only beneficiary
'No radical announcements'
Also commits to increase ISA limit
Not meeting regulator's expectations
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'Political uncertainty significantly exacerbated'
Also linked to US treasury secretary role
UK income hunters face headwinds of historical proportions: 10-year gilt yields hit an all-time low of 0.5% on 12 August, accompanied by a similarly record-breaking feat from sterling corporate bonds of 2.3%.
There is a sad corner of hell reserved for those investors (me included) who spend a large amount of their time scrutinising the tables showing 52-week lows and highs for individual share prices.
Recessions are unpleasant, but they are a part of the normal economic cycle and have an important role to play to ensure competitiveness and productivity remain strong, says Hector Kilpatrick, chief investment officer of Cornelian Asset Management.
John Ricciardi, CEO of Kestrel Investment Partners, explains how shifts in investor perceptions of UK inflation could affect markets over the coming months.
Four months on from the EU referendum and the market has, thus far, taken the result very much in its stride.
He has already reversed two of Osborne's policies
Follows positive growth figures
Slow improvement in business