In this Perspective Ruth Lea, Economic Adviser to the Arbuthnot Banking Group, discusses the renewed turmoil in the Eurozone and the UK’s public spending data in the light of the latest OECD report on fiscal consolidation.
Soros, known as the man who broke the Bank of England by betting that the UK would be forced to devalue the pound during the 1992 currency crisis, said that "far from abating, the euro crisis has recently taken a turn for a worse".
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Gary Dugan, chief investment officer for private banking at Emirates NBD, is primarily responsible for the investment products and portfolios of the bank's high-net-worth clients.
Foreign companies with a UK source of interest pay income tax on that interest, which is normally collected by deducting it at source in the form of “withholding tax” (WHT). So what impact might the proposed changes have on international group
There seems to be a given rule that we all have to own some property, and that's what we "should do", and invest in good solid bricks and mortar.
Movement along the wealth continuum, the range where an investor’s wealth rises and falls, has intensified in recent times and brings with it a raft of challenges for wealth managers.
The Chancellor’s key message was that Britain is open for business. Companies and individuals are welcome. But be sure to pay your taxes. However, there was a serious error of judgement in rushing out the tax increases for pensioners without showing
The market rally is likely to grind higher on mounting evidence that the US is reasserting itself as an engine of world economic growth. Indeed, the world has moved closer towards the upper end of our base-case economic scenario. But while the rally is wa