Weekly Financial Update – 08.10.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 08.10.2020

Stock markets had a fairly quiet and positive week after initially fearing the worst once it was announced US President Donald Trump had tested positive for Coronavirus and the uncertainty this could have led to.     It appears Trump seems over the worst and...
Weekly Financial Update – 01.10.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 01.10.2020

This week the stock markets recovered some of their losses from the previous week as investors feel confident there will soon be a new US package of measures to boost the US economy.     There were issues in Japan though as an unknown technical glitch shut...
Weekly Financial Update – 24.09.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 24.09.2020

It’s been a bumpy ride for stock markets this week, in particular for the UK and the rest of Europe as stocks had their most significant falls for a number of weeks now.     Two big issues impacted stocks this week. Firstly, we saw the banks in trouble again...
Weekly Financial Update – 17.09.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 17.09.2020

It’s been a pretty quiet week for stock markets as all of the world’s major markets ended up with a positive return.     In the UK, we found out that unemployment rose to 4.1% during the May-July quarter. Up from 3.9% from the previous quarter. Whilst...
Weekly Financial Update – 10.09.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 10.09.2020

The main world stock markets have had a mixed week with the US market dominating the headlines.       For some time now the US stock market has been leading the way in terms of increases since the Covid crash. This rise has been mainly driven by the...