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MARKET INSIGHT - June 2018

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Europe once again in the eye of the storm

To put it mildly, the political sphere is far from quiet at present. Donald Trump’s refusal to extend the Iran nuclear deal and the twists and turns concerning the summit between Kim Jong-un and the US President are clear examples of the current tense geopolitical climate.

 

 

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MARKET INSIGHT - May 2018

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The dollar stages a comeback

Under pressure for the past few months, the dollar overcame all odds and bounced back in April, as we were expecting. Beyond this, the renewed strength of the dollar helps to explain – at least partially – a number of significant events that have affected the financial markets in recent weeks.

 

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MARKET INSIGHT - April 2018

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Markets racked with doubt

March was not an easy month for investors as, in some weeks, risky assets experienced the kind of volatility seen at the end of January. Uncertainty about US monetary policy, which the Federal Reserve’s recent decision to raise key interest rates by a quarter of a point did little to quell, remained central to traders’ concerns.

 

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