Stories we should be thinking about
Well...the UK got that Brexit deal I was writing/hoping for a week ago...but I thought this Sunday Times cartoon said it all! Political exhaustion at the end of the beginning (only).
Still, good to some deal even if as Matthew Parris I believe correctly observes about the UK Prime Minister Theresa May: ‘I wonder whether her plan is to have no plan at all, but let the Brexit children play, and leave reality to do the heavy lifting’
As for 2018...plenty of bridges to cross clearly but actually the latest opinion poll has shown some optimism:
And you never know the Pound may not always be viewed as a ‘trashy currency’ as wonderfully put by ING Economics:
Overall I think 2018 will be like 2017...a year of UK/Eurozone opportunity...but you do not need to buy and hold. And that lagged loose central bank policy has certainly helped with statistics like this:
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