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Worried about markets falling? Now’s the time to get into the habit of saving for the long term

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It’s always too easy to put off the idea of investing and as markets head lower in light of growing global economic uncertainty, 2022 is certainly proving no exception. However, history shows us that despite the inevitable short-term volatility, over a ten, fifteen or twenty-year time horizon, investing in the financial markets will invariably offer a more profitable outcome, rather…

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Do you work to live or live to work? Alastair talks to CNN Money Switzerland about life at Fern Wealth.

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After a decade of TV interviews, finally our Director of Investment, Alastair McCaig is interviewed about himself, his family and life at Fern Wealth. Alastair is a regular contributor to CNN Money Switzerland – but, this time he reveals why he loves Mondays  at Fern Wealth and how finance was his calling from the very beginning. If you would like…

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Weekly Roundup & Look Ahead: The US has led equity markets lower as President Trump struggles to implement his policies

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Synopsis of the week As President Trump has struggled to get his plans for healthcare approved, markets have begun to question his ability to deliver on infrastructure spending too. A week closer to the French elections and Europe still has worries about far-right parties gaining a larger say in future policies. The UK and EU gear up for Theresa May’s…

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Weekly Roundup & Look Ahead: As the Fed increases rates for a second time, interest rate normalisation gets a step closer

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Synopsis of the week Having been almost 100% factored in the US Fed increased the base rate from 0.75% to 1% triggering a jump in equity markets. Europe looks on in disbelief as internal squabbles between Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and British Prime Minister Theresa May over shadow the anticipated triggering of Article 50. The Bank of England hold…

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Weekly Roundup & Look Ahead: Equities spend the week selling  off until Friday’s strong Non-Farm payrolls reverse the trend

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Synopsis of the week Last week saw equity markets drift lower as investors moved into a risk-off mentality. Mario Draghi, Head of the European Central Bank has once again spoken in enthusiastic terms about the markets and gone some way to quashing fears that the ECB are ready to change their approach to the current quantitative easing scheme. Wednesday’s US…

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