Equities verging on the complacent

Equity markets have their rose-tinted glasses strapped on firmly. Global equities rose a further 1% last week and are now back above their January highs. The news on the spread … Read More

Global equities recover their mojo

Global equities rebounded last week, gaining 3.1% in local currency terms and as much as 4.6% in sterling terms. They have now regained the bulk of the losses sustained due … Read More

It’s not all about the coronavirus

Global equities fell back further last week as worries over the coronavirus escalated. As of Friday, markets had fallen back some 3.5% from their highs on 20 January, in local … Read More

The coronavirus and markets

Global equities had started to looked vulnerable to a correction following their gain of close to 14% since early October, and the coronavirus has provided the catalyst for just such … Read More