Weekly Financial Update – 06.08.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 06.08.2020

  Most of the world’s major stock markets ended the week in positive territory apart from Japan which had a number of companies reporting losses.   The Purchasing Managers Index data for the UK, US and Europe indicated that all were starting to expand and...
Weekly Financial Update – 30.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 30.07.2020

All of the major world stock markets had negative returns over the last week as fears of a second wave of coronavirus cases worried investors.   Whilst many countries in Europe have got control of the virus, total worldwide cases are still rising and even...
Weekly Financial Update – 23.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 23.07.2020

It’s been a mixed bag for the markets over the last week with the US and Europe achieving slightly positive returns and the UK and Japan slightly down. The biggest riser was the emerging markets. The Chinese economy grew 3.2% last quarter which was more than expected....
Weekly Financial Update – 16.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 16.07.2020

The main developed world markets such as the UK, US and Europe have had a very good week, all returning 2% plus. ​ Earlier in the week Europe’s largest tech company SAP (which many of you probably use in your businesses) announced increased revenue and profit compared...
Weekly Financial Update – 02.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 02.07.2020

Just as retail shops were starting to open in England we found out that Intu, owner of a number of large shopping centres, went into administration. This means an uncertain future for those shops that operate in these centres. We also feel for those of you in...