Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 2017

Scaling The Wealth

2017-08-30T16:53:49+00:00

Guest post by Vladimir Dimitroff with Aastha Dhawan MSc, LSE The Accelerating Consolidation within the UK Wealth Management Industry   The private banking and wealth management industry in the UK is going through a significant change. Historically evolved into a diverse ecosystem of company types and sizes, it responds to external challenges with a marked [...]

Scaling The Wealth 2017-08-30T16:53:49+00:00

Economic Outlook – 27 August 2017

2017-08-26T15:34:30+00:00

US New home sales posted a 9.4% monthly drop in July to a 571,000-unit pace, but June’s print was revised up 20,000 units to 630,000. While 9.4% in one month is eye-catching, new home sales are notoriously volatile and gains or drops of that magnitude are not unheard of. July’s print was more of a [...]

Economic Outlook – 27 August 2017 2017-08-26T15:34:30+00:00

Economic Outlook – 20 August 2017

2017-08-20T10:19:34+00:00

US US retail sales rose 0.6% to kick off the third quarter, topping expectations for a 0.3% gain. The strength in retail sales was broad based, with motor vehicle and parts dealers’ sales increasing 1.2% and building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers’ sales increasing 1.2% after registering a 1.1% gain in June. Even [...]

Economic Outlook – 20 August 2017 2017-08-20T10:19:34+00:00

Economic Outlook – 13 August 2017

2017-08-13T18:00:13+00:00

US CPI consensus had estimated prices increased at a 0.2% pace in July, for both the headline and core CPI. The print came in softer than forecasted for the fourth consecutive month, as both headline and core rose 0.1% in July. Both are up 1.7% year-on-year. The report did colour the inflation story in a [...]

Economic Outlook – 13 August 2017 2017-08-13T18:00:13+00:00