Archive - December 2016

London Wall Partners have plenty to say on a wide number of economic and financial matters. This section provides a list of our news and views on a historic basis.

The last twelve months were largely characterised by subdued global economic growth and inflation, owing to constrained corporate and consumer sentiment.

Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement will also be his last. In 2017 there will be a Spring Budget followed by an Autumn Budget. In early 2018 there will be the first Spring Statement. The Chancellor presented his Autumn Statement against a background of reduced growth forecasts and the “urgent” need to tackle the long-term weaknesses of the UK economy.