Entries by UK Investor

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Financial Services: Bright Investments When the Economic Outlook is Gloomy

To anyone who has held an investment portfolio over the past decade, the suggestion that financial services providers like insurers and banks are a good option in gloomy economies might sound absurd. In 2007-08 it was the financial sector that precipitated the global recession via the sub-prime mortgage lending crisis and the credit crunch that […]

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Is the UK Really Blazing the Trail in Terms of Foreign Direct Investment?

With the Conservative government restored to an outright – and substantial – majority, what does that mean for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the UK? In October, Boris Johnson told the Conservative Party conference that FDI into the UK was at a record high of £1.3 trillion, the highest of any EU member state. This […]