Month: February 2019

February Market Commentary

Introduction The story of the US/China trade dispute was a thread running through much of last year. Some progress was made in resolving the dispute at December’s G20 summit and that appeared to continue in January with China saying it is ‘ready to work’ with the US. Donald Trump confirmed this, describing a telephone conversation […]

Think big this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a staple in the romantic calendar and this year is no different. It’s a great excuse to show your loved ones what they mean to you and we all have different ways of doing that. For a lot of us, a single rose or a box of chocs will do the job […]

Saving for retirement: what’s the magic number

It’s easy to push saving for your retirement to the back of your mind. Future events have a habit of feeling very distant, until they arrive. It can be a difficult thing to keep track of too; with nobody helping you along the way or checking up on your savings, putting a retirement plan in […]

Huawei or the Highway

Huawei has held a spot in the headlines recently for a number of reasons, but you may be asking, what is Huawei (pronounced “Wah-Way”) and why is it of interest? The Chinese telecommunications company was founded in 1987 and began by developing equipment for mobile phone networks. Since then it has evolved and grown into […]