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Weekly Market Update – 1st September 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were impacted earlier in the week by the latest North Korean provocation but bounced back helped by continuing good economic data. US shares rose 1.4% over the week, Eurozone shares gained 0.2%, Japanese shares rose 1.2% and Chinese shares rose

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Weekly Market Update – 25th August

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were mixed over the last week with good global data but ongoing concerns about US politics, currency gyrations and mixed earnings results in Australia. Chinese shares rose 1.9% and US shares rose 0.7% on the back of positive indications regarding

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Weekly Market Update – 18th August 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were mixed over the last week with a rebound early on as North Korea decided against shooting a missile towards Guam but renewed mayhem around President Trump and a terror attack in Barcelona weighing later in the week. US shares

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Weekly Market Update – 11th August 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets fell over the last week on the back of escalating fears around conflict with North Korea. US shares fell 1.4%, Eurozone shares lost 2.6%, Japanese shares fell 1.5%, Chinese shares lost 1.6% and Australian shares fell 0.5%. Bonds benefitted from

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Weekly Market Update – 28th July 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were soft over the last week. Eurozone shares rose 0.2%, US shares were flat despite good earnings news but Japanese shares fell 0.7%, Chinese shares fell 0.2% and Australian shares lost 0.4%. Bond yields generally rose but the main development

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Weekly Market Update – 14th July 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Global equities finished the week higher with US shares up by 1.4%, Australia +1.1%, Eurozone +1.9%, Japan +1.1% and China +1.3%. Markets benefitted from the slightly dovish tone to US Federal Reserve Chair Yellen’s testimony before Congress. US 10-year bond yields are

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