Budget 2023: Changes ahead for pensions
15 March 2023|4 min
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled the government’s Budget today, which outlined its plans for spending and revenue raising from the next tax year and beyond. There were some significant changes to pensions announced, which could have an impact on the way you plan for retirement.
Nutmeg investor update: March 2023
10 March 2023|5 min
In this month’s investor update, James McManus, chief investment officer, answers questions around the impact of stubborn inflation, the anniversary of the start of the conflict in Ukraine, the latest Brexit deal, and of course, Nutmeg portfolio performance during February.
Are women changing the way they think about investing?
8 March 2023|4 min
The last few years have certainly provided all of us with financial challenges and reasons to reconsider how we think about money. Whether it is job uncertainty created as a result of the pandemic or more recent speculation of a recession, spiralling inflation or the ongoing rising cost of living putting pressure on household income, financial stability has been brought into sharp focus. However, according to new insight from Nutmeg, one positive legacy is the significant shift in the attitudes and behaviours of women towards their money, and more importantly, their investments.
Why is the decline of the US dollar important to investors?
16 February 2023|5 min
The US dollar is the world’s reserve currency. It facilitates global trade, is integral to international business and supports the functioning of the broader economy. The euro, the Japanese yen and pound sterling are also major currencies, but none reign supreme as the dollar, which accounts for around 60% of central bank foreign currency reserves.
How should investors think about Europe in 2023?
9 February 2023|5 min
European markets have had a strong start to the year. The MSCI EMU index gained almost 10% in January, as investors returned to the region, recession fears receded, and market optimism rose. However, Europe may continue to face significant headwinds throughout the year and beyond.