John Sheppard delivers economic soundbites January 2019

Given the changing current economic landscape,  our Global Economist John Shepperd talks Global Economy, UK Economy and how our investment committee work through market valuations, market sentiment and market position to deliver investment strategies in Equities, Bonds and Money.  Will we see a US recession?...

The Post-Brexit World?

John Shepperd – Butler Toll Economics Adviser Two views on how the economy might look post-Brexit – one from the Treasury and one from the Bank of England. Both long and detailed – each over 80 pages – and both out on the same day. Clearly...

The Budget 2018 – The End of Austerity?

Butler Toll's Economics Adviser, John Shepperd, gives his immediate thoughts on the 2018 Budget. The end of austerity? Perhaps, to a degree. The Government had some wiggle room to have a fiscal stimulus and used it. The room for manoeuvre came from two sources. Firstly, tax...

Global Economy

“A two-speed global economy”: Butler Toll’s Economics Adviser John Shepperd explains that even though the US economy is firing on all cylinders any success is having a limited reach to the rest of the world due to Donald Trump’s insular economic policy; however, any slowdown...

UK Economy

“A very fragile ground going forward”: Butler Toll’s Economics Adviser John Shepperd gives his overview of the UK economy as we enter Q4 of 2018. After the boost in the summer from the World Cup, Royal Wedding and glorious weather, he warns of the continuing...