Kingswood sees strong performance across its managed Ethical portfolio strategies

• Kingswood further broadens its range of ethical investment strategies, delivering strong performance while meeting clients’ responsible ethical investing criteria • The Ethical Adventurous Strategy generated an 18.9% return over the first seven months of 2019 while the Ethical Balanced Strategy gained 11.0% Kingswood Holdings Limited (“Kingswood”), the listed UK based wealth manager, today announces that it has seen strong … Read More

It’s all about Trump

Another week of volatility for equity markets and Donald Trump was once again the cause, with another round of tit-for-tat retaliation in the US-China trade war.

Unprecedented times

Global equities have had another volatile week with markets ending down around 1% over the week and 4.5-5% from their highs in late July. Volatility has been boosted not only by thin markets with everyone away on the beach but also by an almost daily flow of headlines on the US-China trade war.

Volatility returns

Last week was a volatile one for equity markets. Global equities fell significantly last Monday and were down some 5%, at their low point, from their late July highs.

Trump trumps the Fed

The big event last week was all set to be the Fed’s decision to cut rates by 0.25%, the first reduction since the financial crisis. Instead, President Trump hijacked events with his unexpected announcement that the US will impose a 10% tariff on an additional $300bn of Chinese imports from 1 September, on top of the 25% tariff already in … Read More