Virus vs Markets

Virus vs Markets There is an unfortunate history of epidemics around the world, with Coronavirus being the most recent outbreak. Since 1981, there have been 13 major cases recorded globally, with the MSCI World Index falling 9 out of 13 times (69% of the time) in the month following the outbreak:   Source: Charles Schwab,…

Both sides of the coin

Both sides of the coin This article looks to recap on the highs and lows of 2019 and what we can learn from what we have seen and heard across the industry. Against a strong and stable market backdrop that saw global equity markets continue to march higher and higher, the year came with a…

Artificial Accounting – How Technology Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Say Ta-Ta to Time Honoured Traditions From men in stuffy suits to penny-pinching portrayals of misers, accountancy has always suffered a chronic lack of glamour. Despite sky-high professional entry requirements, critical business processes and big salaries, it’s always been the boring big brother to the pace, luxury and sheer sexiness of banking. After all, while…