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MARKET INSIGHT - October 2018

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Are investors starting to have confidence in the future again?

After a turbulent summer, equity markets re-bounded in early autumn. However, the air of uncertainty that drove the erratic performance of stock markets over the summer still persists.
Although investors were reassured by the United States’ more moderate tariffs on Chinese goods, the threat of a trade war has...

 

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MARKET INSIGHT - September 2018

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What if the dollar were the main problem?

Although the situation was not catastrophic, there was no real rest this summer for financial markets, and this applies to equities, foreign exchange and, to a lesser extent, bonds. The addition of the Turkish crisis to recurring international trade disputes and the medium-term outlook for the global economy quite rightly led to a...

 

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MARKET INSIGHT - July 2018

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Clouds on the horizon for summer 2018

It is sometimes said that meteorologists make better predictions than economists; if nothing else, this certainly puts the wisdom of listening to the latter into perspective. As summer dawns and storm clouds gather on the international horizon, we could be forgiven for wishing we had a weather forecast to shed light on the economic and financial outlook.

 

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