Market Commentary – October 2019

Market Commentary – October 2019

With a Brexit deal now looking more likely and an easing of the US/China trade war, stock market returns have moved positive in most areas of the world this month.  But there is still much to resolve, so expect more twists and turns to come.   State of play – the...
Market Commentary – March 2019

Market Commentary – March 2019

Brexit really has dominated the news this month more than other months, and that’s saying something! It seems as soon as you write and publish something about Brexit, the whole thing changes. As for world stock markets, it has generally been a positive month but as...
Market Commentary – February 2019

Market Commentary – February 2019

Good news for stock markets this month as two of the major threats to world markets appear to have subsided for now. The US Federal Reserve has decided they will take it easy with regards to raising future interest rates and Trump has decided to make friends with...
Market Commentary – January 2019

Market Commentary – January 2019

After December’s sharp reminder that stock markets can go down as well as up, January has been relatively calm with most markets returning positive performance figures for the month. Did you shop in the stock market sales of December and grab yourself some bargains?...