A taxing strategy for the Chancellor
As we get ever closer to the Budget, Simon French, chief economist at Panmure Gordon gives us his thoughts on the task ahead for Rishi Sunak, as well as looking at inflation numbers coming out of China and what increased asset price volatility tells us about the state of the world.
Brexit, brinkmanship and the outlook for sterling
Why the Fed thinks the US government needs to do more heavy lifting, the state of the average UK household finances and the re-emergence of Brexit on the agenda. Panmure Gordon's chief economist Simon French brings us the latest stories and statistics to keep an eye on.
Gold still has time to shine
Panmure Gordon chief economist Simon French talks us through the key data coming out this week and discusses why gold has further potential upside and what we can learn from its strong performance in 1980 and 2011.
Looking ahead to the real UK Budget speech
Panmure Gordon Chief Economist Simon French gives his verdict on the Chancellor's recent mini-budget and looks ahead to what happens next for the UK economy.
The wrong sort of rising numbers from the US
Panmure Gordon chief economist Simon French joins us with his outlook, from the spike in Covid 19 cases in some US states, through to the strength of UK household finances and he tells us what data points to keep an eye on in the weeks ahead.
How significant is the UK's high street reopening?
As the UK high street reopens for business, Panmure Gordon's chief economist Simon French gives his assessment of how significant the move is. He also brings us up to speed on why we should be keeping an eye on the rate of Coronavirus infections in some US states.
What sort of recovery lies ahead?
As the UK gradually starts to lift lockdown restrictions, what signs should you be looking out for that could offer a glimpse into the shape of economy and job markets over the coming months? Join Simon French, Chief Economist at Panmure Gordon, in this video for a look at the week ahead.
Mapping out a retreat from lockdown
Panmure Gordon chief economist Simon French joins us to give his views on how the UK moves out of lockdown, what sort of economy we are going to be living with, and how government spending priorities may have to change.
Why it's not too early to make investment decisions
Invesco's director of model portfolio services Ben Gutteridge joins us to talk through why investors need to start thinking about their sector allocation, from supermarkets and food manufacturers to those companies dominating the digital world.
A crash course in pension strategy
Former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann discusses what stock market turmoil means for those saving for retirement, gives her assessment of the government's and regulator's responses and what it all means for the future of auto-enrolment
Turning policy into practical economic help
The UK government has big plans to help corporates and households out during the lockdown but does it have the transmission mechanisms in place to make their policies effective? Simon French, Chief Economist at Panmure Gordon gives us his assessment.
Hong Kong's outlook on China
In the first in a series of interviews with fund managers in Asia we catch up with Nicholas Yeo of Aberdeen Standard Investments to find out what companies in China are telling him, what he thinks of the monetary and fiscal stimulus being provided by the government and why he can live with an ugly Q1 results season.