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Shake off the downbeat mood
Date: 12/11/2018

Most global equities have now recovered some of their October losses although the UK market has, perhaps unsurprisingly, been something of a laggard.  The excruciatingly tedious process of the...

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Up, down, up, down.
Date: 05/11/2018

Depending on one’s point of view, the recent swings in markets are either harbingers of doom or a response to an overdone correction.  We sit in the latter category and do not see ...

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An unpleasant month
Date: 29/10/2018

Well it has been a really unpleasant month for equity investors.  Global equities have fallen by some 10% over the last month, leaving them over 4% lower over the last year.  Are su...

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Equities find a bottom?
Date: 22/10/2018

Last week started well with a nice bounce in equities providing a welcome change from the slide in prices of the previous couple of weeks. The only problem was the bounce proved to be of the dead c...

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Equities sell off
Date: 15/10/2018

Last week saw an intensification of the equity sell-off which started the previous week and global equities have now fallen around 7% from their September high. There was little new news to scare t...

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Bond yields rise
Date: 08/10/2018

Last week saw longer term interest rates move sharply higher in the US.  This was a result of the yield on US government bonds – Treasuries – hitting their highest level since mid ...

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