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Week ending 12 February 2021 market update

February 16th, 2021|Finance, News, Trends|

In what felt like a relatively quiet week with lower daily market movements than we have been experiencing recently, all of the major equity markets enjoyed steady growth last week.  The FTSE 100 index was boosted by a positive showing on Friday as the UK’s coronavirus R rate fell below 1 and better than expected economic data.  The […]

Market Update – W/E January 22nd 2021 – A Mixed Week

February 2nd, 2021|Finance, News|

Week ending 22 January 2021 market update

It was a mixed week for global equity markets last week.  In the UK, the FTSE 100 was down 0.6% as a combination of poor economic data and concerns of a longer-than-expected lockdown and harsher travel restrictions had an effect.  However, in the United States, the Dow Jones 30 registered its […]

Market Update – December 2020 – A Positive Month

January 11th, 2021|Finance, News|

December was a positive month for global equity markets to close an extraordinary year.  The coronavirus pandemic has caused significant volatility in global equity markets and while they have all recovered from their lows, the performance over the year is mixed.

The FTSE 100 index ended the year down more than 14%.  The value and cyclical nature of […]

Investment Update: 5 Reasons to be positive on UK Equities

January 4th, 2021|Covid-19, Finance, News, Trends|

Please find Investment update from Colin Gellatly, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Omnis Investments Limited.

The UK stock market has been unloved and undervalued by investors for some time now. Yet we believe it’s already reached a turning point and is an attractive environment for active fund managers

If you would like to speak with us, then please make […]

An update on mortgage payment holidays – ending soon.

October 14th, 2020|Mortgages, News|

In March this year, it was agreed with the Government that banks, building societies and other mortgage lenders should offer all existing mortgage customers the option of a three month mortgage payment holiday. This was subsequently extended to six months. If your finances have been affected by Coronavirus and you would like to request a mortgage holiday from your lender, […]

Investment Update – Sep 2020 – Brexit and the outlook for UK investors

September 22nd, 2020|Finance, News|

Please download and read this Investment update from Colin Gellatly, the Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Omnis Investments Limited.

If you would like to speak with us, then please make contact.

Best regards

Andrew & Richard

Andrew S. Turner MSc Cert CII FPFS Certs (MP & ER) and Richard Olive BA […]

Could A Second Wave Indirectly Spur The Markets?

August 14th, 2020|Covid-19, Finance|

As we approach the latter stages of the third quarter, global markets continue to exhibit high levels of volatility in reaction to the Covid 19 pandemic.

With a resurgence of the virus widely expected, Governments and Central Banks are again poised to act with stimulus packages and further cuts to interest rates in a bid to provide more support to regional […]

Market Update – 24th July 2020

July 27th, 2020|Finance, News|

Global equity markets had a difficult week as markets reacted to tensions between the United States and China.

The situation between the United States and China has been brewing recently.  Tensions have been on the rise in relation to Hong Kong as the Chinese government is tightening its control over the region.  Last week, the US government closed a […]

Market Update – 26th May 2020

May 26th, 2020|Finance, News|

Last week, most global equity markets had a positive week despite it being like a a rollercoaster at times with often a positive day followed by a negative one.  This is because the week started strongly as results of a promising early trial for a vaccine against coronavirus boosted investors.  Whilst US biotechnology company, Moderna’s, success is still at […]

Market Update – 25th May 2020

May 25th, 2020|Covid-19, Finance, News|

Market Update: Rally pauses as markets weigh up latest virus developments

LAST WEEKS – KEY Takeaways

Markets: Uncertainty weighs on shares

  • Global shares fell at the start of the week after new coronavirus cases were reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan (where the virus originated) and the South Korean capital of Seoul;
  • The […]

Karrek Chartered Financial Planners – Other Services

May 25th, 2020|Finance, News|

We wanted to keep in touch with you to let you know about some of the products and services that we offer advice on at Karrek Chartered Financial Planners. We understand that times are very different at the moment but we can still help assist you with your financial goals and needs.

It is in times like […]

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