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Investors remain discombobulated
Date: 14/01/2019

Equity markets had a better performance last week, but investors remain somewhat discombobulated.  As expected, the newsflow remains mixed.  Stories of weakened Chinese trade combine with...

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Investors feeling pretty rattled
Date: 07/01/2019

Having started with a strong rally in equity markets, 2018 ended with almost all equity markets showing significant losses.  Why such a U-turn in sentiment?  Well, investors became increa...

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Stormy times
Date: 17/12/2018

Equities continue their rollercoaster ride, starting last week on a sweet note but ending it on a sour one and finishing down slightly over the week as a whole. The market worry that a global reces...

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Not so happy after all
Date: 10/12/2018

In last week’s piece, we noted that “Suddenly the world is a happy place again.”  Then of course, all of a sudden it wasn’t and equity markets, which had pushed sharply...

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The world is a happy place again
Date: 03/12/2018

Suddenly the world is a happy place again.  Equity markets around the world have pushed sharply higher.  Oil has bounced and even gold is higher.  Why all this sudden good cheer?&nbs...

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An uncertain way forward
Date: 30/11/2018

The EU may have formally agreed to the UK Brexit deal on Sunday but the way forward from here is as uncertain as ever.  Indeed, the Bank of England has released a doom-laden assessment of a No...

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