Our insights

At least one of the uncertainties created by the unexpected vote to leave the European Union has been eliminated.

With significant news and data out of China, the UK and the US, last week offered plenty of food for thought much of which could have been introduced with the question, ‘do you want the good news or…

Thursday 14th July saw the return of the Standard Cha rtered Great City Race for 2016, the 12th edition of the race. 5,000 runners took part in the run.

Global economic growth continues to tick along at reasonable, but not spectacular, rates and central bankers across the major economies remain dovish.

Despite economists expecting a rate cut, there was no change.

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England will meet this week to decide upon the most appropriate monetary course for the UK following the decision to leave the European Union.

JM Finn & Co was again represented at the Stock Exchange Sailing Association’s annual regatta at Seaview on the Isle of Wight.

IFA Magazine’s latest adviser seminar, an ETF Symposium, was held at JM Finn & Co’s offices on Friday.

Things didn’t quite turn out as expected. We are to leave the European Union, but the FTSE 100 Share Index is higher at the time of writing than it has been for months.

So the bookies got it wrong – or perhaps more correctly, the betting public backed the wrong horse.

The events of yesterday will have a profound effect on our short to medium term economics and politics. Markets have been fairly erratic in recent weeks for obvious reasons and are likely to remain…

One of the key events driving the markets this month has been the EU Referendum and with swinging expectations of the outcome, last week was no exception.

The digital version of our quarterly newsletter, Prospects, is now available.

With the upcoming Referendum, one topic of discussion that we can’t seem to get away from is the European Union.