City A.M. Articles

The Folly of Long-Term Forecasts

By Fisher Investments UK, City A.M., 02/03/2018

In late January, Brexit minister Steve Baker suggested the Treasury had put together 15-year economic projections designed to show “all options other than staying in the customs union were bad.”

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Brexit didn’t break the UK in 2017

By Fisher Investments UK, City A.M., 25/01/2018

When the UK voted to leave the EU in June 2016, many experts forecasted economic doom—if not immediately, then in the not-too-distant future.

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Are UK markets overstretched?

By Fisher Investments UK, City A.M., 21/12/2017

With the FTSE 100 and All-Share a wee bit below their all-time highs and valuations above average, many fear equities are too high and will soon fall. However, in our view, such worries are misplaced. Valuations aren’t predictive, and markets routinely set all-time highs during bull markets. We expect UK markets to keep making chart-topping records for the foreseeable future.

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