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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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MARKET INSIGHT - March 2018

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The expected correction is materialising (at last!)

The correction started at the end of January but it really took hold of the financial markets in February, radically changing the general climate seen at the beginning of the year. The charts provided below highlight some salient facts that have accompanied the drop in share prices. The sell-off was not particularly surprising...

 

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