Archive - February 2018

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.

2017 was a benign year for investors, with the ongoing expansion of the world economy providing a supportive environment for share prices. While forecasts for global growth were increasing, there were few indications this could lead to a sustained rise in inflation which would require a material increase in interest rates.

As published in the Financial Times

Sir, Your headline “Oxfam scandal will deter rich from charitable giving, private bankers say” (February 19) is not necessarily helpful. It’s a bit like saying people will not buy films any more because of Harvey Weinstein, and I don’t believe that’s realistic or true.