Introduction We welcome all our readers to the first of our 2020 Commentaries. In it we firstly consider the performance of financial markets during the course of 2019 and we...
While there are indications that the pace of global economic growth is slowing, it still remains positive overall. This suggests that low interest rates are likely to continue for a...
Global equity markets, led by Wall Street, have on the whole been positive this year as a consequence of continuing low interest rates which benefit companies in a number of...
Global equity markets have generally become range bound in recent weeks awaiting further developments in the ongoing trade negotiations between the USA and China. Hints of a positive breakthrough are...
After a solid start to the year, global equity markets have encountered rather more volatile conditions of late. Generally, company profits announced this year have been positive, and dividends are...