Posted on July 12th 2017
July is here and the good news is that the shortest day and longest night are behind us. It’s also the start of the new financial year, which is always a good time to reflect on your financial progress over the past 12 months and plan your strategy for the year ahead.
Over the past 12 months the surprises have just kept coming, from the British decision to leave the European Union to the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States and Emmanuel Macron as French President. And then a snap British election ended in a hung Parliament just as the Brexit negotiations were about to begin. In this snapshot, we look at the year that was and the impact these events had on global markets, including our own. As always, if you would like to discuss the contents of this article or how it might affect your investment strategy, don’t hesitate to call us.