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Markets and Key Events | 1st November 2019

Markets finished this week on a stronger note, after Chinese private factory data showed a surprise three-month high reading, distracting investors from reports yesterday that Chinese officials doubted the US and China could reach a long-term trade pact.  The Caixin PMI (Purchasing Manufacturing Index), which focuses more on smaller and private firms as opposed to Read more

2019-11-05T08:44:37+00:00November 5th, 2019|Latest News|

National Conversation – Investing In a Better World

PWS was recently asked by the Department for International Development (DFID), to take part in the National Conversation survey for Investing in a Better World (report on UK Customer Demand for Sustainable Finance). The National Conversation has taken place across the UK, asking people what they want from their Investments. It also asked if they Read more

2019-11-04T09:21:25+00:00November 4th, 2019|Latest News|

Highlights and Lowlights – September 2019

What caught our eye in September 2019 Major political and trade issues continued to dominate news, with a trend toward escalation rather than resolution. UK politicians found ever more extreme ways in which to disagree with each other, with the UK Supreme Court dragged into the mire after Boris Johnson tried to resolve the impasse Read more

2019-10-14T08:26:38+01:00October 14th, 2019|Latest News|

A Good Egg for a second year running!

Pennine Wealth Solutions and Positive Pennine have been awarded the Good With Money, Good Egg mark for a second year running after a bumper 12 months. What is Good With Money Good With Money is the UK’s first responsible finance website, whose mission is to show it is possible to achieve financial goals that have Read more

2019-10-04T12:04:21+01:00October 4th, 2019|Latest News|

Jargon Buster | Don’t know your ESG from your SRI? 

Investing sustainably can be a confusing and daunting task. There is a lot of information to navigate through to ensure that your investments are Avoiding harm, Doing going and Making money. One of the key factors is understanding the Jargon that is used when discussing this topic. Read our jargon buster to better understand the Read more

2019-10-08T09:38:15+01:00October 4th, 2019|Latest News|

Sustainable Investments | Six Steps for IFA’s to Succeed

Sustainable Investments | Six Steps for IFA’s to Succeed written By George Critchley Senior Partner Having been through this process, I am aware of the hurdles that IFA’s face when launching themselves into the sustainable investments market. Here is a step by step guide to meeting your clients ever changing needs. Step 1 - CONQUER Read more

2019-10-08T14:36:18+01:00September 27th, 2019|Latest News|

Good Money Week 5th to the 11th October 2019

Good Money Week (5-11 October 2019), takes place every year to raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance, banking, savings and investment. Pennine Wealth Solutions (PWS) are very passionate about sustainable investments and three years ago introduced the Positive Pennine Portfolios. Too many funds are making statements claiming they are ethical or sustainable for Read more

2019-09-24T10:41:59+01:00September 24th, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 13th September 2019

Stocks globally moved higher for a third week in a row helped by easing trade fears, and additional central bank stimulus in the Eurozone. Similarly, global trade tensions thawed this week ahead of the US-China trade talks next month.  Earlier on Wednesday Beijing decided to exempt 16 types of US products from Chinese tariffs, and Read more

2019-09-20T08:27:14+01:00September 20th, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 6th September 2019

Markets & Key Events Sentiment turns positive despite widespread evidence of contraction in manufacturing sector Market sentiment turned positive this week, despite data released at the start of the week which pointed towards wide spread contraction within the manufacturing sector, as a series of positive announcements turned investors perceptions.  The withdrawal of the contentious extradition Read more

2019-09-10T12:23:53+01:00September 10th, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 19th July2019

Markets await further news to provide direction It has been a mixed week for markets, whilst investors wait for further news to provide direction.  The first week of second quarter company earnings season has provided mixed results, but it is too early to draw any conclusion as to whether an economic slowdown is evident.  President Read more

2019-07-26T08:00:05+01:00July 26th, 2019|Latest News|