In the final couple of months of what has been an extraordinary year, we hope that you and your family are continuing to stay well and that the latest lockdown won't cause too much inconvenience.
In this newsletter, I am very pleased to introduce Natalie Kirk, who recently joined the practice. Natalie has worked in financial services for over 20 years and brings a wealth of experience from previous roles. Welcome Natalie!
Today marks the eve of the US election. Four years ago, Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th US President riding on one simple slogan: ‘Make America Great Again’ - but can he do it again? The office of US President carries huge influence all over the world and, as a result, as our blog explains the way the American electorate votes tomorrow (3rd November) will undoubtedly impact financial markets across the globe.
Our Market update looks back at October, a tough month for global equity markets as rising coronavirus cases have resulted in tougher restrictions being imposed by governments, leading to fears the economic recovery will slow.
Finally, in response to the latest coronavirus restrictions, our blog summarises the updated government's financial support packages.
As always, if you have any questions regarding your investments, please do not hesitate to contact me, James or Nathan. October 2020 marks our 42nd anniversary and, having built our business on referrals, we are always delighted to receive new enquires from your friends or family.