The reduction in US interest rates seen at the very end of July was, until a few weeks ago, almost wholly unexpected. After a period of slow but steady monetary...
Introduction The investment outlook continues to be dominated by a number of factors that have been in the forefront for several years now. These include in particular the outlook for...
After a generally solid start to 2019, global equity markets are encountering a period of some volatility as the so called ‘trade wars’ between, in particular, the USA and China...
Following a weak spell during the second half of 2018, global equity markets have staged a recovery in the first four months of 2019. Reasons for this are that while...
Global equity markets have staged a recovery during the first quarter of 2019 based on a continuation of low interest rates combined with low inflation, relatively good corporate news and...