RUTH SUNDERLAND: Will end of virus hail baby bounce-back?

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Might there be a baby bounce-back when the coronavirus is vanquished? Let’s hope so for all our sakes Deaths from Covid have taken a grim toll, with 2.8million fatalities worldwide  But the more profound demographic – and economic – effect is likely to come from births, or rather the lack of them  We … Read more

Is a bounceback on the cards for these UK funds and investment trusts?

All eyes are on the UK market now that the uncertainty of Brexit has been quashed and the coronavirus vaccination programme is well under way. The country has been one of the most unloved across the globe for investors, with consistent mass outflows of cash since the EU referendum in 2016.  Meanwhile, the dramatic numbers … Read more

Fortune in bounce-back handouts intended to help small firms during lockdown swiped by fraudsters

The £26bn coronavirus loans fiasco: Fraudsters have snapped up a fortune from bounce-back handouts intended to help small firms during lockdown Staggering potential bill revealed after investigation by National Audit Office The scheme was rushed out by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in May Mr Sunak promised they would provide a ‘quick and easy’ lifeline for firms  By … Read more