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Weekly Market Update – 8th February 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Global share markets were little changed or down over the past week, not helped by weak economic data and trade uncertainty. US shares rose less than 0.1%, Eurozone shares fell 1.2% and Japanese shares lost 1.6%. Australian shares saw a strong

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Weekly Market Update – 1st February 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were mixed over the last week. US shares rose 1.6%, helped by a more dovish and supportive Fed and mostly good economic and earnings news, Chinese shares gained 2% helped by continuing progress in US/China trade talks and Japanese

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Weekly Market Update – 18th January 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets continued to rise over the last week helped by talk of policy stimulus (notably in China) and optimism of a resolution to the US/China trade dispute. Bond yields rose in the US but were little changed elsewhere, commodity prices including

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Weekly Market Update – 21st December 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

The past week saw share markets fall further on the back of ongoing worries about growth not helped by a “not dovish enough” Fed, new threats to US/Chinese negotiations, worries about a US government shutdown, a court ruling against America’s Affordable Care

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Season’s Greetings

In what seems to be the blink of an eye it is December once again and we are only a few short weeks away from celebrating a new year. As we sprint towards the finish we take a ‘customary’ minute to reflect on the past 12 months.

After a couple of

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Weekly Market Update – 14th December 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were mixed over the last week with nervousness around trade and global growth continuing, not helped by weak Chinese economic data. US, Eurozone and Chinese shares rose but Japanese and Australian shares fell. Despite a rise in material stocks over

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