Banks are not out of the woods yet in fragile equity markets

Headlines over the past couple of months have been somewhat dominated by cakes and football. In September, the BBC lost The Great British Bake Off to Channel 4 (but without Mary, Mel and Sue, what’s left?), then, following an “error of judgement”, Sam Allardyce was sacked as England football manager after just one match (at […]


Will Trump’s protectionism cause a trade war with emerging markets?

Emerging markets are already feeling the impact of Donald Trump’s protectionist stance on Chinese and Mexican trading relationships, with major EM indexes slumping on today’s US election results. Commentators unsurprisingly put Mexico at the forefront of upcoming uncertainties with Trump in power at the White House, with the peso already weakening. The Mexican currency plunged […]


HMRC investigates third of UK’s richest over £1.9bn tax bill

Investigations have been launched against a third of Britain’s richest individuals by HM Revenue & Customs. Public spending watchdog the National Audit Office has announced that the taxman is trying to recover an estimated £1.9bn from 6,500 high net worth individuals. HMRC recovered around £416m from the group last year, who all have wealth of […]

In search of value? Banks and the sectors leading Europe’s recovery

By Rob Burnett, head of European equities, Neptune  After nine years of underperformance versus quality growth, Rob Burnett, manager of the Neptune European Opportunities Fund, believes that value strategies have reached an inflection point. Watch Rob discuss why he believes value is well positioned to resume its historical trend of outperformance. Click here to watch […]


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