Financial Market Summaries Archive

  • Global Markets Remain Volatile Equities Donald Trump’s sudden escalations of trade tensions with China have rattled global markets, triggering a sell-off in equities and a flight to government debt, even […]

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    Global Markets Remain Volatile Equities Donald Trump’s sudden escalations of trade tensions with China have rattled global markets, triggering a sell-off in equities and a flight to government debt, even […]

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  • Equities & Interest Rates Last week Equity Mutual Funds (in UK we refer to such funds as Unit Trusts) around the world attracted their biggest weekly  inflows of investment money […]

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    Equities & Interest Rates Last week Equity Mutual Funds (in UK we refer to such funds as Unit Trusts) around the world attracted their biggest weekly  inflows of investment money […]

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  • Equities Global equities are down from their highs for the year on the back of US/China trade concerns but have not sold off significantly. Investors are starting to come round […]

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    Equities Global equities are down from their highs for the year on the back of US/China trade concerns but have not sold off significantly. Investors are starting to come round […]

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  • Equities Generally global stocks have had a strong start to the second quarter of the year with perceived progress around US /China trade talks and markets expecting a positive resolution. […]

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    Equities Generally global stocks have had a strong start to the second quarter of the year with perceived progress around US /China trade talks and markets expecting a positive resolution. […]

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  • Equities Equity markets have enjoyed a stonking start to 2019.The US S&P 500 is ahead 11 per cent and the UK FTSE 100 is 7 per cent higher, as recession […]

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    Equities Equity markets have enjoyed a stonking start to 2019.The US S&P 500 is ahead 11 per cent and the UK FTSE 100 is 7 per cent higher, as recession […]

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  • Equities Global equity markets continue to be volatile and, in the case of the US, approximately 10% down from the all-time highs reached in September 2018.Those concerns principally centred on […]

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    Equities Global equity markets continue to be volatile and, in the case of the US, approximately 10% down from the all-time highs reached in September 2018.Those concerns principally centred on […]

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  • Interest Rates The US central bank raised interest rates by 25 basis points (0.25%) this week, as expected, and lowered its forecast for further ‘Fed Funds’ increases in 2019 to […]

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    Interest Rates The US central bank raised interest rates by 25 basis points (0.25%) this week, as expected, and lowered its forecast for further ‘Fed Funds’ increases in 2019 to […]

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  • Equities US and Global equities have experienced significant volatility and downward pressure over the past 2 months with the US S&P 500  down over 10% from the September 21 all-time […]

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    Equities US and Global equities have experienced significant volatility and downward pressure over the past 2 months with the US S&P 500  down over 10% from the September 21 all-time […]

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  • Equities October is turning out to be the worst month for US and Global equities since the 2008 financial crisis reigniting fears that the longest bull market has come to […]

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    Equities October is turning out to be the worst month for US and Global equities since the 2008 financial crisis reigniting fears that the longest bull market has come to […]

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  • Interest Rates US Interest Rates are set by the FOMC (Federal Open Markets Committee) which meets approximately every 6 weeks. The ‘Fed’ has an unwavering commitment to ‘normalising’ interest rates. […]

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    Interest Rates US Interest Rates are set by the FOMC (Federal Open Markets Committee) which meets approximately every 6 weeks. The ‘Fed’ has an unwavering commitment to ‘normalising’ interest rates. […]

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