Tag: investment

Historical Annual Returns of Cash vs Stocks and Shares ISAs by gender

Chart of the Week: Week 27, 2018: Gender Split and Returns of Cash vs Stocks and Shares ISAs

In general, women hold more ISAs than men (an average of 52% across ISA products), however in every year displayed, men are more likely to opt for stocks and shares ISAs when they do invest in ISAs. The number of...

/ July 5, 2018
Net Investment in UK vs. Overseas Ordinary Shares by UK Financial Institutions

Chart of the Week: Week 40, 2016: Net Investment in UK vs. Overseas Ordinary Shares by UK Financial Institutions

The chart shows that the year 2000 marked a turning point in financial institutions’ strategy, turning their focus to shares in international companies and away from investment in UK business.

/ October 5, 2016
UK Income Distribution

Chart of the Week: Week 8, 2016: UK Income Distribution

The Office for National Statistics released a report yesterday on household income for the financial year 2014/15.

/ February 24, 2016
European Bond Yields

Chart of the Week: Week 2, 2014: European Bond Yields

A lot has been happening in the European bond yield markets this week, as a recent (successful) sale of bonds by the Irish government gave a boost to borrowing rates across Europe, and the gap between UK and German bond...

/ January 8, 2014