Tech & Fed centre stage

Global equities rose 1.0% in sterling terms last week and the UK, Europe and China led the way with gains of around 2.5%. Markets took comfort from the latest economic … Read More

Rate cut hopes dented

Global equities edged higher last week but performance differed significantly between regions. US equities gained 1.7% in sterling terms on the back of a strong performance from the tech sector. … Read More

Inflation remains the key

Equity markets have had a somewhat choppy start to the new year following their strong gains late last year. They retreated 1-1.5% in the first week, only then to recover … Read More

The sky has cleared, for now

Investment markets had quite a volatile 2023 but ended on a strong note with most markets posting significant gains over the year. Global equities returned as much as 22.1% in … Read More