Central Bank Fest

Global equities continued their upward path last week, gaining some 1% in both local currency and sterling terms. China was the star performer with a 6.3% increase while the UK … Read More

UK Joins The Party

UK markets gave a collective cheer to last week’s news that UK inflation had for the first time for several months surprised on the downside. Equities rose 3.1% over the … Read More

US Inflation Cheer

US Inflation Cheer Global equities rose 2.5% last week in local currency terms, more than reversing their fall the previous week and reestablishing the upward trend seen over the last … Read More

Good News Is Bad News

Against some positive economic news markets broadly fell over the week. One of the worst performing markets was the UK with the FTSE 100 declining by 3.6%. Over the pond … Read More

Recession Risk Remains

Global equities have continued their recent choppy performance, rising some 2% last week and reversing their drop the previous week. US equities fared best with a gain of 2.4% in … Read More