Inflation gives investors pause for thought as markets anticipate another interest rate hike

  This August/September 2022 market update is brought to you by LGT Vestra   Our thoughts are with the Royal Family, the country and the Commonwealth, following the sad news of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, marking the end...

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How will rising interest rates affect each area of your personal finances

A positive mindset can guide you through volatile times. As John Lennon once said: “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” The last few years have been filled with plenty of bleak news from the...

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – 1926–2022

Losing Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II was a sombre day for the British public and, likewise, many more around the world. With the passing of such a monumental figure of modern history, it’s only right to remember Queen Elizabeth II. By reflecting...

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Equity and bond markets rally in July but uncertainty remains

  This July/August 2022 market update is brought to you by LGT Wealth Management   Global equity markets rebounded in July after one of the worst first halves of a year in memory. Central banks are facing a tricky balancing act of fighting...

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Look on the bright side

Eric Idles’ song ‘Always look on the bright side of life’ is a nod towards the stoicism and Britain’s “stiff upper lip” spirit when faced with adversity. It’s worth remember that when things look darkest, there’s almost...

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How will a recession affect your financial plans?

If all the news coverage about a looming recession have you worried about your finances, you aren’t alone. In fact, according to a recent survey from Empower and Personal Capital, 74% of US consumers are concerned about a recession. Meanwhile,...

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