Henderson Rowe’s Head of Investments, Ben Ashby, analyses the UK’s recent mini-budget, the context behind it and the subsequent moves in the Pound and the Gilt market. The UK is having its time in the doghouse, but we do not expect it to be alone, nor to be the worst dog.
Henderson Rowe’s Head of Investments, Ben Ashby, examines some of the challenges faced by the next British Prime Minister. Faced with two unappealing choices, neither seems to offer the sort of strategic vision required. Yet as Sunak’s campaign stalls, it confirms our belief much of it was style over substance.
More than the weather is heating up. The EU’s threat to Swiss independence makes China’s view on Hong Kong look benign, while Iran’s militarized response to US pressure and the US-China Trade War are moving even Brexit off the front page. The US bull market is now at an all-time high.