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...
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...