Weekly Report

13.07.20
Global equities ended the week mixed, as markets s...

Sovereign debt yields tumbled as investors grew increasingly concerned by t...

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Weekly Report

06.07.20
Most global equity markets moved higher amid impro...

The US Federal Reserve considers yield curve control to help sustain the re...

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29.06.20
Global equities drifted between gains and losses i...

Would the hoped-for economic recovery be nipped in the bud by the rise in t...

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22.06.20
Global equities advanced last week, bolstered by f...

But gains were limited by fears of a second wave of the coronavirus, as the...

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15.06.20
Risk assets experienced a week of panic selling on...

Economic data continued to highlight that the world is far from where it wa...

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08.06.20
Global equity markets rallied, achieving three-mon...

US unemployment data provided a positive shock, with a surprising 2.5 milli...

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01.06.20
Optimism over the gradual easing of lockdown restr...

Economic data surprised on the upside.

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Weekly Report

25.05.20
The prospect of further monetary support from cent...

However, US-China relations became increasingly strained as the week progre...

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Weekly Report

18.05.20
US-China tensions and virus flare-ups take their t...

Economic data continues to illustrate the extent of the damage caused by th...

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Weekly Report

11.05.20
Global assets seesawed as uncertainty over the out...

The Bank of England expects the UK economy to slump in 2020 but rebound in ...

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Weekly Report

04.05.20
Global equity markets advanced, despite a volatile...

Economic data remained dismal, illustrating the significant impact of the C...

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Weekly Report

27.04.20
Concerns over coronavirus infection rates and lock...

Bleak economic data and first quarter earnings reports began to highlight t...

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Weekly Report

20.04.20
Global equities advanced as investors pinned hopes...

Economic data continued to show the significant toll the pandemic is taking...

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Weekly Report

13.04.20
Risk assets rebounded sharply on early signs of a ...

But economic data continued to highlight the significant repercussions of t...

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Weekly Report

06.04.20
Global equity markets continued their steady retre...

Oil prices rebounded on hopes that Opec and Russia would agree a deal to cu...

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Weekly Report

30.03.20
Global equities rallied as investor sentiment was ...

Wall Street recorded its strongest three-day run since the 1930’s.

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Weekly Report

23.03.20
Global equity markets endured another week of stee...

Governments stepped up responses to combat the economic impact of the coron...

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Weekly Report

16.03.20
Global equities suffered a week of historic losses...

The declines prompted some major indices to enter bear market territory.

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Weekly Report

09.03.20
Global equity markets were mixed last week as the ...

Central bank stimulus, including an emergency rate cut from the US Fed, fai...

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Weekly Report

02.03.20
Global equities experienced their worst week since...

The swift spread of the coronavirus outside of China resulted in a flight t...

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Weekly Report

24.02.20
Uncertainty over the extent and duration of the co...

Demand for safe haven assets increased, with gold reaching its highest pric...

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Weekly Report

17.02.20
Hopes of containment of the coronavirus pushed som...

US earnings season remained in full swing, with many companies’ results sur...

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Weekly Report

10.02.20
Global equity markets advanced with US equities on...

Investor sentiment was largely driven by developments in China as the coron...

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Weekly Report

03.02.20
Global equity markets retreated as ‘risk-off’ sent...

Fears over the coronavirus had cast a dark shadow over the markets for the ...

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Weekly Report

27.01.20
Global equity markets hovered close to all-time hi...

Fears of China’s coronavirus spreading dominated trading and increased dema...

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Weekly Report

20.01.20
A risk-on sentiment continued to permeate global m...

Dovish sentiment gained ground at the Bank of England as UK inflation slows...

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Weekly Report

13.01.20
Global equities were broadly higher in a week domi...

US equities retreated from fresh record highs following the release of disa...

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Weekly Report

06.01.20
Markets rose strongly as 2020 kicked off but soon ...

Oil prices rose and safe-haven asset prices jumped as an increase in US-Ira...

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Weekly Report

23.12.19
This year’s Santa Rally got well and truly underwa...

Global equity indices hit a series of new record highs, as risk appetite su...

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Weekly Report

16.12.19
Global equities ended the week higher, as news of ...

Sterling reached its highest level against the US dollar since May 2018 as ...

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Weekly Report

09.12.19
Global equities ended the week mixed after a stron...

The pound appreciated and passed through $1.30 against the dollar as opinio...

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Weekly Report

02.12.19
Global equity markets advanced, with the US-China ...

The three primary US equity market indices all posted fresh record highs du...

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Weekly Report

25.11.19
Global equity markets consolidated slightly last w...

Economic survey data (PMI indices) remained mixed although manufacturing im...

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Weekly Report

18.11.19
Global markets had a roller-coaster week reflectin...

More stable economic data helped fears of a global recession to fade

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Weekly Report

11.11.19
Global markets continued their push higher amid ho...

Fears of a global recession appeared to recede despite mixed economic data....

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Weekly Report

04.11.19
Global stocks were broadly positive, with US equit...

Investor sentiment was boosted by stronger than expected US jobs data and i...

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Weekly Report

28.10.19
Global stocks were broadly higher last week, remai...

Commotion over Brexit continued to dominate sentiment in the UK equity mark...

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Weekly Report

21.10.19
Global equities were mixed for the week as geopoli...

Brexit and the US-China trade negotiations both resulted in tentative agree...

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Weekly Report

14.10.19
Global equity markets and currencies were buffeted...

Economic data pointed to a continuing slowdown in the global economy.

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Weekly Report

07.10.19
The final quarter of 2019 commenced with a broad-b...

Global equity markets moved lower amid signs of weakening economic activity...

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Weekly Report

30.09.19
Global equities closed lower for a second consecut...

Impeachment proceedings in the US and mixed US-China trade signals supresse...

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Weekly Report

23.09.19
Most global equity markets closed the week lower a...

Market traders were predominately focused on central bank policy meetings. ...

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Weekly Report

16.09.19
Global equity markets moved higher last week amid ...

Central bank stimulus, especially in Europe, also provided support to equit...

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Weekly Report

09.09.19
Global equities advanced for a second consecutive ...

Sterling experienced a volatile week on the back of a frenetic period in th...

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Weekly Report

02.09.19
Global equities advanced ending a poor August on a...

Global bonds continued to rally causing the US yield curve to invert furthe...

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Weekly Report

26.08.19
Last week was once again dominated by trade relate...

Investors’ attention was also focused on the US Fed’s annual summit at Jack...

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Weekly Report

19.08.19
Global equity markets suffered a third consecutive...

Participants continued to shun risk assets and move into havens such as gov...

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Weekly Report

12.08.19
Global equities retreated as trade sentiment betwe...

Safe haven assets, including government bonds and gold, rallied.

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Weekly Report

05.08.19
Global equity markets sold-off last week as centra...

Sterling had a tough week as the reality of Brexit and the increased possib...

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Weekly Report

29.07.19
Global equities edged higher over the week with th...

Manufacturing activity data fell to multi-year lows in the US and Eurozone....

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Weekly Report

22.07.19
Markets were mixed last week as investors had to d...

Energy stocks were lower amid a slump in oil prices.

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Weekly Report

15.07.19
US equities reached new highs as investors anticip...

Elsewhere, markets were held back by tepid economic data and geopolitical c...

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Weekly Report

08.07.19
US equities advanced, reaching fresh record highs ...

Global bonds also rallied on the prospect of looser monetary policy.

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Weekly Report

01.07.19
Global stocks moved lower over the week ahead of t...

Perceived safe-haven assets continued to rally.

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Weekly Report

24.06.19
Global equity markets rallied last week as risk as...

The US Fed and the European Central Bank both sent strong signals that they...

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Weekly Report

17.06.19
Global equities were relatively unchanged last wee...

Renewed concerns about trade relations between the US and China put the Jun...

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Weekly Report

10.06.19
Global equities rebounded from last week’s lows, b...

US jobs data slowed sharply in April, signalling a weaker outlook for the U...

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Weekly Report

03.06.19
Last week was another torrid week for equity marke...

Further declines meant many regions recorded their first monthly loss of th...

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Weekly Report

27.05.19
Global equities fell on concerns over global growt...

Theresa May announced her resignation as Prime Minister, effective from 7th...

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Weekly Report

20.05.19
Global equities were mixed last week amid an escal...

Economic data releases were mostly disappointing.

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Weekly Report

13.05.19
The US imposed additional tariffs on $200bn of Chi...

Sentiment turned negative with global stock markets dropping to six-week lo...

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Weekly Report

06.05.19
Global markets were mixed last week as sentiment w...

Gains were capped as investors digested an array of corporate earnings repo...

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Weekly Report

29.04.19
Despite global equities experiencing a mixed week,...

First quarter corporate earnings have been positive from companies which re...

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Weekly Report

22.04.19
Global equity markets edged higher last week, albe...

Stronger economic activity data released from China prompted optimism about...

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Weekly Report

15.04.19
Global equities had a mixed week as we head into t...

The ECB maintained its current monetary support and minutes from the Fed’s ...

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Weekly Report

08.04.19
Global equities posted gains for a second consecut...

Investor sentiment was boosted by better than expected US non-farm payrolls...

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Weekly Report

01.04.19
Despite some initial weakness, global equities end...

The US and China resumed trade talks, which sent stocks higher, but few det...

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Weekly Report

25.03.19
Global markets experienced a mixed week last week ...

The UK and EU have agreed a conditional short extension to Article 50.

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Weekly Report

18.03.19
Global equities rallied last week amid a surge in ...

UK markets were broadly dominated by Brexit developments, or rather lack of...

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Weekly Report

11.03.19
Global stocks posted a five-day losing streak as g...

Participants adopted a cautious stance as sentiment deteriorated, sparking ...

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Weekly Report

04.03.19
Global equity markets were mixed in a week jampack...

Markets remained focussed on fundamentals; although weak manufacturing data...

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Weekly Report

25.02.19
Global stocks edged higher last week, led by gains...

Materials was the best performing global sector, while health care and cons...

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Weekly Report

18.02.19
Optimism about US-China trade negotiations drove g...

The VIX, a widely used measure of US stock market volatility, fell to a fou...

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Weekly Report

11.02.19
Global equities faltered and bonds rallied, while ...

Renewed concerns about global growth, particularly in the eurozone, and new...

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Weekly Report

04.02.19
A dovish update from the US Federal Reserve prompt...

Encouraging signals from the US economy sharply contrasted with a fresh run...

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Weekly Report

28.01.19
Asia and Global Emerging Markets were the standout...

After four consecutive weeks of gains, markets paused for breath as investo...

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Weekly Report

21.01.19
Despite a lacklustre start, global equities rallie...

Global stocks moved higher due to a combination of additional fiscal stimul...

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Weekly Report

14.01.19
Global equity markets extended the prior week’s ga...

A dovish US Fed, productive US-China trade talks and new fiscal stimulus in...

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Weekly Report

07.01.19
Stocks got off to a turbulent start to 2019, howev...

A strong US jobs market report on Friday eased worries about weakening grow...

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Weekly Report

24.12.18
Global stocks suffered one of their worst weeks of...

Fresh investor worries over US monetary policy were compounded by fears of ...

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Weekly Report

17.12.18
Global markets delivered yet another week of under...

The lack of clarity surrounding US-China trade policy combined with Brexit ...

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Weekly Report

10.12.18
A turbulent week for global stock markets as volat...

The post-G20 relief rally for global equities proved short lived as doubts ...

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Weekly Report

03.12.18
Global stock markets continued to bounce back from...

US markets led the gains, boosted by comments from the Federal Reserve on m...

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Weekly Report

26.11.18
Global markets remained unsettled last week as the...

The deterioration in risk appetite helped the dollar appreciate while inves...

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Weekly Report

19.11.18
Global headlines were dominated by key development...

Sterling initially strengthened following news of the deal, which benefitte...

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Weekly Report

12.11.18
Global stock markets recorded mixed performance in...

The outcome came in largely as expected with the Democrats regaining contro...

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