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Expert guides and analysis for UK and global business. News, tips, updates and advice on the latest in finance. Here at Get My Market we wish to keep our readers and customers informed on the latest changes in the financial and business markets that could affect them. We shall be covering all the latest changes to finance regulations, the impact of Brexit and global world economy on the UK luxury market.

Sovereigns and Silver – What’s Hiding in Your Sofa?

Have you ever wondered what’s hidden in the crevices of your settee cushions? A couple of quid, maybe – you hear stories of people racking up quite a sum when they dig them out. Maybe a half eaten biscuit or two, long stale from months of neglect. Try this on for size… During a routine [...]

February 1st, 2017|Categories: Finance|

The Pound Falls following May’s Brexit Comments

  The value of the pound has fallen to its lowest in two months against other major currencies following Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to pursue a “hard Brexit” from the European Union. Across the board, the pound fell by 1%. Speaking to Sky News, May cited she wanted the best possible deal upon leaving the [...]

January 9th, 2017|Categories: Brexit, Finance|Tags: , |

Inflation on the Rise in the Eurozone

  All across the Eurozone, a culmination of the countries who have embraced the Euro as their national currency, inflation has risen to its highest rate in three years. This rate was last seen in September 2013. Experts believe this recent rise is due to prices rising for energy, food, alcohol and tobacco. Last month, Inflation [...]

January 4th, 2017|Categories: Finance|

Financial Services Compensation Scheme Return to £85,000

  If your bank collapses, the maximum compensation available to you is due to return to its previous limit of £85,000. These changes to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme were recently announced by The Bank of England, and are due to take place by the 30th January 2017. In July 2015, this limit was lowered to [...]

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Finance|

Autumn Statement – Change on the Horizon?

Several experts across the finance industry have forecast a “quiet” Autumn Statement, but a drastic upheaval for family finances has presented itself in the not too distant future. A freeze has been placed on major benefits which looks to remain in place until 2020, while inflation looks to increase, which will no doubt increase the cost [...]

November 21st, 2016|Categories: Finance|

Lifetime ISA – Positives and Pitfalls

“New lifetime individual savings accounts (Lifetime ISA) should carry a series of warnings to consumers”, says a leading UK financial regulator. These savings accounts are affectionately referred to as “LISAs”, and can be expected to be available in April 2017, with a promise of big bonuses for those looking to invest in a home or in [...]

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Finance|

Inflation in surprise slip – a rise on the horizon?

The Office for National Statistics recently threw up a red flag of higher prices to come, while the annual rate of inflation slid down to 0.9% last month. The UK’s national statistical institute put this slip in the headline consumer measure, which had stood at 1% just a month before, down to lower rates [...]

November 15th, 2016|Categories: Finance|

Post Election Fallout – British Pound’s Recovery

Following Donald Trump’s victory in the US Election 2016, the British Pound continues to regain ground lost in the initial aftermath of the 8th November’s result. This news is sure to be music to the ears of businesses who import goods and holidaymakers buying foreign currency. For the first time in five weeks, the british pound [...]

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Finance|

Donald Trump is President – Market Rally Continues

Following the announcement of Donald Trump being voted into The White House, Asian stocks rebounded from Wednesday’s sharp sell-off, however the following day, European share markets seemed to rally. Investors are shrugging off Trump worries in the hope that the billionaire businessman will introduce a ‘pro-business’ agenda as a catalyst to US economic growth [...]

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Finance|

International markets – what does a victorious Donald Trump mean?

  Following Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US Election, UK and European markets are taking stock after sharp falls in the opening hours. The Financial Times Stock Exchange, commonly referred to as the FTSE 100 index dropped by 2% when trading began before trade fell to 0.7% by midday. Stock markets across Europe also fell, [...]

November 9th, 2016|Categories: Finance|