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Weekly Market Update – 15th December 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Despite a continuing run of very favourable global economic news – highlighting strong growth, low inflation and benign central banks – share markets were mixed over the last week. US shares staged a late surge to be up 0.9%, helped by increasing

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Active Investment Success Relies on Finding a Top Personal “Trainer” to do the Heavy Lifting

A mate recently cancelled his gym membership at a popular city health club, citing lack of motivation, high monthly fees and a general malaise about “just not getting results’’.

Out of interest, I asked him what his training regime looked like.

A brisk walk on the treadmill, he confessed, followed by a

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Weekly Market Update – 24th November 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

While Chinese shares fell 0.4% over the last week, US shares rose 0.9%, boosted by retailers and oil shares, Eurozone shares also gained 0.9%, Japanese shares rose 0.7% and Australian shares rose 0.4%. Bond yields were flat to down, helped by ongoing

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Weekly Market Update – 17th November 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

While Chinese shares rose 0.2% over the last week, US shares fell 0.1%, Eurozone shares fell 1.1%, Japanese shares lost 1.3% and Australian shares fell 1.2% with a bit of profit taking. Bond yields fell slightly as inflation news remained weak. While

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