Skipton Insights

2018 Market Review: the rocky road

It was shaping up to be a quietly reasonable 2018 for markets until October, when significant volatility spread across all regions. So, for many investors, last year was a challenging period.

Skipton Insight: what's next for Brexit?

Skipton Financial Advisers | Market Update 2

After yesterday’s resounding parliamentary defeat, the UK’s future relationship with the European Union (EU) remains deeply uncertain.

Are you an emotional investor?

As human beings, we tend to react on our instinct and emotions when making decisions – particularly when things go wrong.

Skipton Insight: counting down to Brexit

It’s crunch time for Brexit talks. The deadline for agreeing the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU is fast approaching, and there’s still so much to decide. Can an agreement be reached, or will the UK exit the EU with no deal?

Skipton Insight Webcast: How we choose suitable funds for our customers

How and where you invest your money can potentially have a huge impact on your returns. Find out more here.

Interest rates go up. But why now?

Bank of England - Base rate

Only recently, savers were left feeling thwarted by the Bank of England’s decision to freeze base rate in May. Find out more.

Skipton Insight: 2018 half-year market review

After a positive couple of years for markets, the opening to 2018 proved to be a period of highs and lows. We saw stock markets in the UK and US post record highs; but at other times, the worst volatility in seven years . Although markets settled over spring, the spectre of global trade wars escalating means there is still uncertainty.