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Weekly Market Update – 7th September 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

The past week saw share markets fall on the back of worries around emerging markets, trade wars and the potential regulation of US social media stocks. US shares fell 1%, Eurozone shares lost 2.6%, Japanese shares fell 2.4% and Chinese shares fell

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Weekly Market Update – 31st August 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

The past week saw most share markets rise with US shares pushing further into record territory, but gains were capped by ongoing turmoil in the emerging world (notably Argentina and Turkey as their currencies plunged anew) and nervousness around trade, particularly ahead

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Weekly Market Update – 24th August 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

The past week saw global share markets rise as Turkey slipped out of the headlines with US shares rising 0.9% to finally surpass their January high, Eurozone shares and Japanese shares up 1.5% and Chinese shares rising 3%. However, Australian shares fell

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Investing is a house

If you’re like me, looking to build a house on your own, then the following should come as no surprise: In order to construct a new home, I first off have to know my strengths—and areas where I need to rely on experts and specialists instead.

For instance, I know what

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Weekly Market Update – 10th August 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets mostly rose over the last week as economic and profit news was mostly favourable and there was nothing really new on the trade war front. Bond yields generally fell slightly but there wasn’t a lot in it. Commodity prices were

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Weekly Market Update – 3rd August 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

US shares rose 0.8% over the last week, helped by strong earnings results, a bounce back in tech stocks and another “Goldilocks” jobs report. However, Eurozone shares fell 1.1%, Japanese shares lost 0.8%, Chinese shares fell 5.9% and Australian shares lost

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Weekly Market Update – 27th July 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets pushed higher over the last week, helped by good US earnings news and a US/European trade “agreement”. Despite disappointing results from Facebook and Twitter hitting tech stocks, US shares rose 0.6%, Eurozone shares rose 1.7%, Japanese shares rose 0.1%, Australian

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Weekly Market Update – 13th July 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

There was plenty of volatility this week as equities initially got hit following more detail from the US around additional tariffs on Chinese imports. The announcement actually contained nothing new, as Trump said in late June that the US would look to impose

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