2 Sep 2015
With average commodity prices currently trading at their lowest levels this century I thought it would be interesting to take a closer look at the recently announced full year results of BHP Billiton, the FTSE 100 mining, metals and petroleum company.
1 Sep 2015
NW Brown today announced the appointment of Paul Russell as a Senior Financial Planner for NW Brown and Company. Paul joins his former colleague, Laura Ingram, who moved to the firm in July. Both previously worked for Ashton KCJ Financial Planning.
26 Aug 2015
Global equities have seen their sharpest falls since the 2008 financial crisis as extreme volatility in the Chinese stock market stoked fears of a China-led global economic slowdown.
24 Aug 2015
In the first budget under the new Conservative Government in July 2015, measures were announced to reduce pension tax relief for the highest earners.
19 Aug 2015
Last week the People’s Bank of China surprised global markets by devaluing its domestic currency, the Renminbi, more commonly referred to as the Yuan.
12 Aug 2015
This week I am looking at something a bit different: share splits and companies’ rationale behind them.
3 Aug 2015
If you were given the choice of investing in two funds with identical mandates run by the same manager, and were told that one of them had increased in value far more than the other over the last 10 years, you would understandably wonder why there was such a gap in the returns generated.