Central banks are very much the focus of attention for markets at the moment. This week, the highlight will be the meeting of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday which should … Read More
Waiting for the Fed and the ECB
Following their strong run in June, global equities have paused for breath in the last couple of weeks. Hopes of monetary easing have been a major force driving markets higher … Read More
What will follow the sugar rush?
While it may have been a flat week for global equities overall last week, US equities passed a major milestone with the S&P 500 index breaking through the 3000 mark. … Read More
Monetary easing versus slowing growth
Equities had a good week last week. In sterling terms, they gained as much as 3.0%, helped by a fall in the pound to $1.25 as Boris Johnson continued his … Read More
How much further can equities rise?
After a flattish performance last week, equities have started this week on an upbeat note, buoyed by the news that Presidents Trump and Xi have agreed to restart trade talks … Read More