UK economic growth weaker as inflation hits services
The UK economy grew at a lower-than-expected 0.3% year-on-year in the first quarter as inflation dented the services sector.
Russell: Don’t take UK consumer resilience for granted
UK consumer resilience must not be taken for granted as it faces an “inescapable drag” amid Brexit aftermath, warns Russell Investments.
Husselbee: UK investors must avoid insular thinking
With developed world political risk now posing the biggest risk to markets, Liontrust’s John Husselbee is encouraging his clients to focus on the global picture.
Buxton eager for bank tailwinds; predicts further sterling fall
Old Mutual Investors’ CEO Richard Buxton is looking for a steeping yield curve or further lifting of US interest rates, both of which would benefit his holdings in UK Banks.