Angus Campbell

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How the Markets Might React to the Chancellor's Budget

(0) Comments | Posted 17 March 2015 | (14:57)

Tomorrow is the UK Chancellor's last chance to put his stamp on his tenure and an opportunity to unofficially get campaigning underway ahead of the UK General Election in just seven weeks time. With most economic measures now back to pre-crisis levels it is fair to say that the voters'...

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Lessons the UK Can Learn From Greece

(0) Comments | Posted 27 January 2015 | (15:25)

Now that the Greek General Election is out of the way we can focus on the UK one, which as we've been constantly reminded is less than 100 days away. As the focus on politics increases we can not only draw some comparisons to the Greek situation, but learn some...

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Scotland Vote Moving Towards Heart Over Head

(0) Comments | Posted 3 September 2014 | (15:20)

The Scotland referendum vote is going to be closer than we think come 18th September. The Yes Campaign has the wind in their sails but is it going to remain blowy enough to see them actually split from the UK and if they do, what will an independent Scotland mean...

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Employment Keeps Going Up, But Why Are We Producing Less?

(4) Comments | Posted 25 February 2013 | (10:50)

For quite some time now we've seen the UK labour market impress, with evidence that more jobs are being created month after month. This follows yet another stellar set of figures recently showing jobless claims fell far more than expected and the number of people employed hit another record high....

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Does This Mark the End of 'Bash a Banker'?

(0) Comments | Posted 11 February 2013 | (08:30)

Banking in the UK has been in need of reform for so many years now, even before the credit crunch of 2007 and subsequent banking crisis, that we don't need reminding that we are still paying for it today and are likely do so for many years to come. The...

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How Has David Cameron's Speech on the EU Gone Down With Investors?

(0) Comments | Posted 28 January 2013 | (13:25)

With the thorn of Ukip in his side David Cameron knew that he had to do something about 'Britain and the EU' before the niggling wound became infected and caused even more problems down the line. Whilst short of real substance regarding exactly what powers he would like to repatriate...

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2013 Economic Outlook - Signs of Optimism

(2) Comments | Posted 10 January 2013 | (10:07)

Déjà vu springs to mind as we commence the year where we see a degree of optimism in respect of 2013 - albeit very tentative optimism. In the past few years the last couple of months of the calendar year have seen a similar bout of hopefulness whereby investors have...

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