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Algebra – 6 Months Since Launch and Amazing Results so Far

December 5, 2017

                Well, 6 months in to both Algebra & Farringdon Robo and I have to say that we are over the moon with not only the performance but by how the industry has accepted us.   We have seen consistent growth of our portfolios and generally out-performed the… Read More ›

Property In Malaysia, Is The Bubble About To Burst ?

  Next year is expected to be another flat and challenging period for the real estate market, with the issue being the lack of affordability which remains unresolved. Although overall consumer sentiment has improved and asking prices have come down, the key issues of affordability overhangs  high-rise homes, rising cost of living and tight financing… Read More ›

Week 47 In Review

                  German coalition talks fail, snap election possible United Kingdom mulls €40 billion Brexit payment European economy powers ahead Yellen: Low inflation a “mystery”   Global equities were modestly higher on the week amid strong global economic momentum. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note was… Read More ›

Summary of The UK’s Budget 2017

                      I have highlighted the points that may affect people Stamp duty and housing Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000 To help those in London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of… Read More ›

UK Expat Issues – Residency, Domicile & Tax

                      As you have seen in the news lately things are changing in the UK not only to combat money leaving the UK but to also combat tax evasion. There is a misconception that tax avoidance is the same as Tax evasion, it’s not.  … Read More ›

Week 45 In Review – Tax Plans In Flux

                  Congress reworking tax proposals Trump inks China trade deals Saudi corruption probe, regional tensions boost oil NY Fed chief announces retirement China central bank head voices qualms over high leverage   Global equities reached all-time highs at midweek before backing off slightly ahead of the weekend…. Read More ›

Week 44 In Review – UK Rate Increase, Pensions & World News

                  Pension and UK related:   AuM at 42 biggest UK asset managers drops £228bn in one year UK pension deficit drops by £50bn New state pension rules mean workers’ pay through their 40s and 50s ‘for nothing’ Interest rates rise: Pensions and savers joy   Macro… Read More ›

Week 43 In Review

                    ECB reduces stimulus, vows low rates US Q3 GDP advances at 3.0% annual rate German business sentiment sets record high Party congress elevates status of China’s Xi Progress on US budget opens way for tax bill   Global equities edged lower this week, with Japan’s… Read More ›

Week 42 In Review: Investor Optimism Riding High

                      Investors move more cash into equities Fourth round of NAFTA talks wraps up Fed sees US economy maintaining growth pace US Senate budget resolution paves way for tax bill Spain may impose direct rule on Catalonia   Global equities extended their gains this week… Read More ›

This is The Time You Should be Looking to get a Pension Valuation !

BOE rates, life expectancy data seen curbing pension deficits Firms with big liabilities have underperformed since Brexit The U.K.’s $86 Billion Pension Problem Is About to Solve Itself   For U.K. Plc, the sting of Brexit comes with an unexpected bonus. With no effort on their part, British businesses may see pension deficits that have… Read More ›