The Spectator Articles

Nine Years a Bull

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 03/04/2018

On 6 March, global equity markets marked the nine-year anniversary of the global financial crisis’s end and the beginning of…

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Brexit Isn’t Driving UK Business Stagnation

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 06/03/2018

For more than a year and a half now, the UK economy has defied fears of the Brexit vote causing a recession. But the worries haven’t stopped — instead they have morphed. The latest iteration, seen…

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Why investors’ hopes for energy shares may be too high

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 26/01/2018

The FTSE 100 finished strong last year, gaining 5 per cent in December to bring full-year returns to 12 per cent — and cheering up UK investors in the process. One big contributor was energy shares, which spent most of 2017 in the red before a strong fourth-quarter rally.

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Budget noise and the real drivers of economic growth

By Fisher Investments UK, The Spectator, 04/01/2018

Ah, the Budget. The business world and financial media’s favourite annual event garners so much attention, you’d be forgiven for thinking Chancellor Philip Hammond was Santa and that red briefcase his…

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