The French take on a UK-Japan deal
Simon French, chief economist at Panmure Gordon on the potential impact of a second lockdown on the UK economy, the hunt for trade deals and the stats to keep an eye out for in the week ahead.
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.
UK unemployment on the rise
With recent unemployment data suggesting we're now at levels that are twice as high before the pandemic hit the UK, where does that leave us? We're joined by Simon French, Chief Economist at Panmure Gordon, for a look at some of the biggest headlines that are shaping markets this week.
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.
Who is going to pay the £300bn debt?
Simon French, Chief Economist at Panmure Gordon, gives us his thoughts on inter-generational fairness when it comes to paying for the government's Coronavirus spending. He also flags up why we all need to start thinking about inflation.
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.
A French view on the Eurozone
Panmure Gordon's chief economist Simon French joins us for his regular update. In this piece he takes a look at the strains Coronavirus is putting on the Eurozone and offers some thoughts on the outlook for Bitcoin - a currency without a central bank to back it.