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So the Chancellor’s last Budget before Brexit has been delivered. In general, it was good news with an end to austerity being heralded and the growth forecast for 2019 increasing. Thinking of budgets got us wondering about the Christmas TV advertising budgets. It’s that time of year when speculation arises – will John Lewis outdo …

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5 key budget takeaways

5 key budget takeaways

This year Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his autumn budget a few weeks earlier than usual. Normally the budget is released in mid-November, but this year he gave the budget on 29 October. In the run up to Brexit, Hammond didn’t release any huge announcements. Perhaps he wants to leave plenty of room to accommodate for …

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November Market Commentary

November Market Commentary

Introduction October was, to put it mildly, an eventful month. It was a month which saw the majority of markets on which we report down steeply, as fears of higher interest rates in the US combined with worries about the US/China trade war. There was, however, one market that went up sharply: Brazil elected a …

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