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Weekly Market Update November Sunday 17th 2019
Weekly Market Update November Sunday 17th 2019 Markets and key events It was a mixed picture for markets which were mostly driven by investor sentiment over US-China trade talks. The start of the week saw European and US markets drop, after comments from President Donald Trump at the Economic Club of New York knocked previous […]Read more
Weekly Market Update November Sunday 10th 2019
Weekly Market Update November Sunday 10th 2019 Optimism over the US China trade war provides a spring in the step of equity markets Comments from Wilbur Ross, the US Commerce Secretary, on Sunday saying that he was “quite optimistic” for a trade deal being finalised between the US and China, followed by news that the […]Read more
Weekly Market Update November Sunday 3rd 2019
Weekly Market Update November Sunday 3rd 2019 Markets and key events 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), […]Read more
Weekly Market Update October Sunday 27th 2019
Weekly Market Update October Sunday 27th 2019 Equities advance despite underwhelming results from US bellwether companies Despite some disappointing results from a trio of bellwether US companies and further evidence that Germany may be heading towards its first recession in six years, equity markets made progress over the week. Hopes of a partial trade deal […]Read more
Weekly Market Update October Sunday 6th 2019
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Weekly Market Update September 29th 2019
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Weekly Market Update September 22nd 2019
Weekly Market Update September 22nd 2019 Markets seesaw between heightened geopolitical risks and central bank easing Following widespread falls in equity markets at the beginning of the week, triggered by a drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure over the weekend, markets gradually recovered as several central banks either cut rates or pointed towards future […]Read more
Weekly Market Update September 15th 2019
Weekly Market Update September 15th 2019 Markets and key events 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 […]Read more
Weekly Market Update September 1st 2019
Weekly Market Update September 1st 2019 Markets and key events Shares rallied at the end of the week, despite lingering recession fears. Late last Friday, China announced it would apply additional tariffs of between 5% and 10% on $75bn of US imports from September, including food products and fabrics. However, rhetoric from both China and […]Read more
Weekly Market Update August 25th 2019
Weekly Market Update August 25th 2019 Markets and key events After last week’s volatility, this week, markets were more optimistic as investors’ focus turned solely to the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) annual symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Chairman Jerome Powell is due to make the keynote address, and investors will be keen to identify any further […]Read more
Weekly Market Update August 4th 2019
Weekly Market Update August 4th 2019 Markets fall as company earnings results overshadowed by interest rate decision. Despite encouraging company earnings, markets have been dominated by the US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) latest interest rate decision and news on trade talks between the US and China, which resumed on Tuesday. The Fed cut interest rates by […]Read more
Weekly Market Update July 28th 2019
Weekly Market Update July 28th 2019 ECB on hold despite further weakness in German manufacturing sector Expectations for immediate monetary easing by the European Central Bank (ECB) got ahead of reality this week, following lead indicators pointing to further contraction in the German manufacturing sector. As it was, the ECB kept rates on hold but […]Read more
Weekly Market Update July 21st 2019
Weekly Market Update July 21st 2019 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 […]Read more
Weekly Market Update July 14th 2019
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Weekly Market Update July 7th 2019
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Weekly Market Update June 30th 2019
Weekly Market Update June 30th 2019 Markets and key events Markets have been choppy this week ahead of the G20 meeting in Japan when President Trump of the US and President Xi of China are due to have a side meeting to discuss the trade war. Second to this, whilst expectations are running high for […]Read more
Weekly Market Update June 23rd 2019
Weekly Market Update June 23rd 2019 Rising tensions between Iran and the US superseded by expectations of monetary easing Despite Iran downing a United States surveillance drone on Thursday, and unqualified reports of President Trump having been on the brink of authorising retaliatory air strikes, both equity and bond markets rallied this week, as central […]Read more
Weekly Market Update June 16th 2019
Weekly Market Update June 16th 2019 Markets rise as trade tensions ease, and weak US inflation data raises rate cut expectations Both equity markets and bond markets made further gains this week, as President Trump of the US reached a deal with Mexico on migrant flows, rowing back from tariff threats. Added to this, weaker […]Read more
Weekly Market Update June 9th 2019
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Weekly Market Update June 2nd 2019
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Weekly Market Update May 26th 2019
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Weekly Market Update May 19th 2019
Weekly Market Update May 19th 2019 The ‘risk-on’ period The ‘risk-on’ period seen since the start of the year continued in May, with all major equity markets rising in local currency terms. Bonds were largely flat whilst the gold price fell in line with decreased demand for safe haven assets. As we have commented many […]Read more
Weekly Market Update May 12th 2019
Weekly Market Update May 12th 2019 US tariffs increased to 25% on $200bn worth of Chinese exports Following a tweet from Donald Trump last weekend, markets were dominated by the threat of US tariffs being increased from 10% to 25% on $200bn worth of Chinese exports on Friday, if trade negotiations failed to progress. This […]Read more
Weekly Market Update May 5th 2019
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Weekly Market Update April 28th 2019
Weekly Market Update April 28th 2019 Markets and key events The earnings season in the US is approximately one-third of the way through and so far, results are mixed. The Nasdaq composite, heavily weighed by Technology stocks, touched fresh highs after a surge in Facebook and Microsoft. Both companies comfortably beat profit estimates, and Microsoft […]Read more
Weekly Market Update April 14th 2019
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Weekly Market Update March 31st 2019
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Weekly Market Update March 24th 2019
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Weekly Market Update March 17th 2019
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Weekly Market Update March 10th 2019
Weekly Market Update March 10th 2019 Equity markets give back some of this year’s returns Equity markets gave back some of their returns for the year this week, as investors continued to wait for further news on US/China trade negotiations. A growing sense of unease was not helped by the European Central Bank resurrecting a […]Read more
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Weekly Market Update March 3rd 2019
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Weekly Market Update February 24th 2019
Weekly Market Update February 24th 2019 Hopes over a US/China trade resolution drives developed markets higher… It was a strong week for developed equity markets, driven predominantly by speculation that an agreement can be reached between the US and China ahead of the 1st March deadline, when tariffs are due to be increased from 10% […]Read more
Weekly Market Update February 17th 2019
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Weekly Market Update February 3rd 2019
Weekly Market Update February 3rd 2019 Softer tone from the US Fed boosts markets Markets welcomed a softer tone from the US Federal Reserve this week, as interest rates remained on hold and a more flexible stance was announced on balance sheet reduction (so-called quantitative tightening). This was against a background of slowing global growth […]Read more
Weekly Market Update January 27th 2019
Weekly Market Update January 27th 2019 Markets and key events Overall it was a mixed week for global markets. Sentiment was muted after weaker than expected data was released in China and the Eurozone, reinforcing fears that the global economy may be slowing. This was not helped by comments from US Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, […]Read more
Weekly Market Update January 13th 2019
Weekly Market Update January 13th 2019 Equity markets continue their strong start to the new year Equity markets have provided strong returns for the first full week of the new year, as bargain hunters have come out in force, buoyed by optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, and more accommodating words […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 16th December 2018
Markets and key events It was a volatile start to the week as markets digested the weaker than expected US jobs report. In Europe, developments related to Brexit dampened risk appetite and markets ended firmly in the red after Theresa May told parliament the vote on the Brexit deal, which was due to take place […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 9th December 2018
Markets and key events Global equity markets started the week positively as risk appetite received a boost from developments at the G-20 summit with US President Trump and Premier Xi hinting at a ‘good’ outcome to end the US-China trade war. By the close of the summit, it was a sea of green across global […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 2nd December 2018
US stock prices rise US stock prices rose last week on an easing of concerns about the outlook for the U.S. and global economies and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell that the market interpreted as indicating the Fed may slow the pace of its rate hikes next year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 25th November 2018
Markets and key events Markets have had another unsettled week, as a tense dialogue between Mike Pence, vice president of the United States, and Xi Jinping, president of China, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit, dimmed hopes of a trade deal being struck between the two nations at the upcoming G20 meeting in Argentina. US […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 18th November 2018
Markets seesaw between US interest rate worries and hopes for a resolution in the US/China trade war US stock prices fell last week on rising concerns about the outlook for the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.49% on Friday but fell 2.22% on the week to close at 25,413.22r The Standard & […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 11th November 2018
Market rebound continues throughout US midterm elections This week, global stocks carried on recouping losses from October’s brutal sell-off. On Wednesday, US midterm elections went underway, determining control over Congress, the legislative branch of the US government. Results matched market expectations as control of the House of Representatives switched from Republican to Democrat control, whilst […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 4th November 2018
Market rebounds after a brutal October After a brutal October, markets have bounced back this week as investor’s nerves were calmed following: a combination of positive company earnings results, hopes of a thawing in relations between the US & China and equity valuations that look a lot more compelling today after a 10% sell-off in […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 28th October 2018
Bellwether stocks spook investors It has been a turbulent week for stock markets, spooked by the third quarter results of a number of US stocks, including Caterpillar, 3M and United Technologies. These companies, considered bellwether stocks by analysts trying to forecast the future direction of markets, reported rising costs, due to a combination of labour […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 21st October 2018
Markets and key events Markets faced a volatile period after last week’s sell-off. At the start of the week, quarterly earnings reports from US corporates helped ease the mood amongst investors, with some reassuring figures from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, who benefited from their Investment Banking revenues. Earnings are expected to hold up on […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 14th October 2018
It’s been a tough week for equity markets with US tech leading the way down Ostensibly this pullback has been triggered by renewed fears of the impact of the growing US-China trade war, though it is far from clear what new information was being priced in over recent days. In the absence of such data, […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 7th October 2018
Equity markets succumb to rise in US Treasury yields Equity markets succumbed to a broad sell off mid-way through the week as US Treasury yields moved sharply higher, following data from the US Institute for Supply Management (ISM) which showed record activity in the US services sector. This has raised expectations around the keenly anticipated […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 23rd September 2018
Markets and key events Global stocks finished the week on a high note after investors seemed to take latest trade tensions between China and the US in their stride. On Tuesday, the Trump administration imposed a 10% tariff on $200bn worth of Chinese imports with the threat of an increase to 25% in 2019 if […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 16th September 2018
Equity markets mixed as President Trump threatens further tariffs on Chinese goods Equity markets diverged once more this week, as President Trump of the US threatened to impose 25% tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods, with levies on a further $267bn ready to go, essentially imposing tariffs on everything China exports to the US. However, […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 9th September 2018
Trade war overshadows markets Concerns over the possibility of President Trump imposing additional tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports overshadowed markets this week, as the US government’s consultation period came to an end on Thursday. As of 12 pm London time on Friday, most major markets had recorded falls in asset markets, with few […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 2nd September 2018
Record breaking bull run for the S&P 500 Once again global trade set the tone for investors this week. At first, markets maintained their upbeat mood on the back of positive talks between Mexico and the US, in their efforts to revamp NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement). Both countries agreed stricter rules for Mexican […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 26th August 2018
The United States S&P 500 index hit an intraday all-time high this week and set the record for the longest bull run ever, surpassing the 1990-2000 technology driven bull market. However, political events in Washington came into focus as Michael Cohen, President Trump’s long-standing lawyerRead more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 19th August 2018
Stock markets continued to fall over the first half of this week as the fallout from Turkey’s currency crisis continued before markets stabilised on news that China would restart stalled trade talks with the US later this month.Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 12th August 2018
Despite a further escalation in the trade war between the United States (US) and China, most stock markets rose over the week as of 12 pm London timeRead more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 5th August 2018
Global equities were unsettled at the end of the week, once again caused by fresh concerns of an escalating global trade war.Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 29th July 2018
Markets and Key Events Stocks finished the week on an optimistic note, especially in Europe after the US and EU managed to defuse trade tensions on Thursday. Prior to the meeting, US President Donald Trump had been deeply critical of the EU and described the union as a “foe”, regarding trade. However, after Jean-Claude Junker, […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 22th July 2018
Positive US earnings countered by a falling oil price and expectations for further rate rises The US S&P 500 index ended broadly flat for the week, rising 0.1% as of 12 pm London time as positive earnings results, particularly from financials, were countered by a sharp fall in the oil price on Monday and a […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 15th July 2018
Markets and Key Events Despite global equity markets falling briefly midweek, aggravated by trade fears, investors attempted to look beyond mounting trade tensions between the US and China in anticipation of earnings season. Markets got off to a moderate start but were derailed on Wednesday when the Trump administration began the process of imposing tariffs on […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 8th July 2018
Markets and Key Events World equity markets remained subdued amidst continued uncertainty over the potential for an escalating global trade war. Matters escalated further overnight, as the US imposed tariffs on $34bn of imports from China. The 25% tariffs target a range of industrial products, and China have vowed to retaliate. This worrying trade stance […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 1st July 2018
Most equity markets in negative territory for the week Over the week up to 12 pm London time on Friday, the S&P 500 index fell 1.4%, whilst the technology heavy Nasdaq Composite index fell 2.5%. Within Europe the EuroStoxx 600 fell 1.3%, whilst the UK’s FTSE All Share was relatively defensive, only falling 0.4%, however, […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 24th June 2018
Trade War Rhetoric Escalates Markets have continued to be unsettled by an escalation in threats over the global trade war this week, predominantly between the US and China. It became clear during the week, that due to the globalised world we live in, seemingly unconnected companies are at risk of becoming caught up in the […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 17th June 2018
Central Banks trump Trump The weekend before lasts G7 meeting, the historic summit between President Trump of the United States (US) and Kim Jong Un of North Korea, and perhaps even the imposition of trade tariffs by the US on Chinese exports, were relegated to a sideshow this week, as interest rate policy from the three […]Read more
Weekly Market & Key Events Update 10th June 2018
Mixed week for markets as US data points to acceleration, whilst Europe remains in the doldrums Stock markets largely ignored the impending G7 meeting in Canada this coming weekend, which is expected to be fractious, as more countries retaliate against the United States imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. The Nasdaq Composite index, […]Read more
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