Stocks go down; stocks go up – but not usually by so much in a short space of time. In this week’s blog, we’ll look at why markets have been on such a wild ride and – crucially – what this might signal for the rest of 2018. … More Reality Bites
In the last few weeks, EY surveys and reports have taken the temperature of the UK’s capital confidence, earnings forecasts and the economy. In this week’s blog, we’re pulling this together and picking out five essential takeaways. UK companies face an extraordinary range of challenges; but they are also taking extraordinary measures, doing more than … More Five takeaways….
This week’s blog comes from Alan Hudson Restructuring Leader UK & Ireland. EY’s latest analysis shows UK profit warnings springing back from a seven-year low to hit 75 in Q3 2017 – well above the 62 average for a summer quarter and the biggest quarterly rise in almost six years. This week’s blog takes a … More Profit warning yo-yos and omens
As we move into autumn I’m struck by growing contrasts. Heightened geopolitical tensions are hard to miss and financial risks are moving back in the spotlight … More Season of contrasts
EY’s latest Analysis of UK Profit Warnings for Q2 2017 shows profit warnings hitting their lowest quarterly level in seven years. … More Profit warnings, ‘shrinkflation’ and zombies…
This week we highlight seven charts, taking us through the maelstrom of market themes that we take into summer. … More From VIX to avocados
The gap between hard and soft data is one of the biggest stories in the market right now. What’s giving us the more accurate picture: surveys tracking activity or those polling sentiment? We’re going to explore the debate this week through a series of questions, asking what we mean by hard and soft data, the … More Mind the gap! Hard vs soft data