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Ashley Chadwick

Autumn Budget Statement, Tough Times Ahead

Phillip Hammond has just delivered his first Autumn Budget Statement as Chancellor. It did not contain any major surprises and was overall pessimistic in tone as forecasts and expectations have been lowered as a result of Brexit. Borrowing is set to rise and tax receipts have fallen.

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Ashley Chadwick

Oil Moves: OPEC and Trump

Oil has rallied 4% today on the back of renewed hope that OPEC will come to a production deal at their Vienna meeting at the end of the month.  WTI futures have broken back above $45 after reaching 3 month lows yesterday.

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Ashley Chadwick

Fallout From Trump's Victory

Unsurprisingly, the shock Trump victory has caused wide spread volatility in the financial markets. The victory for Trump is just another sign of the anti establishment feeling spreading around the Globe.

Perhaps the people having the worst day of anyone right now are the pollsters.

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Ashley Chadwick

Week In Review - Election Jitters Grip The Market

The markets have got pre-election jitters and stocks have had quite a bad week. A resurgence from Donald Trump in the polls has given Wall Street a bigger scare than any they received on Halloween.

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Ashley Chadwick

Inflation Set To Rise Sharply

Inflation is set to rise as high as 4% in late 2017, according to the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

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