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Market Update - 7th September 2020

Global share prices generally rose during August as investors took heart from ongoing fiscal and monetary support alongside some encouraging economic data. Nevertheless, the global economic outlook remains “highly uncertain”, according to the World T...

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Market Update - 14th August 2020

The UK’s economic output fell by 20% in the second quarter. The figures, while alarming, are not surprising, Nevertheless, they place the UK firmly at the bottom end of the major economies and with Brexit round the corner, it is perhaps clear why glo...

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Market Update - 13th July 2020

June proved to be a choppy month for investors as hopes of an economic recovery were tempered by fears of a second wave of infection as instances of COVID-19 surged in parts of the US. Lockdown measures continued to ease around the world; however, th...

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Market Update - 15th June 2020

Prior to last week global markets had been showing a remarkable recovery since their lows in mid March, albeit that some markets had been recovering quicker than others. The S&P 500 had reclaimed all of its losses from the coronavirus and the NASDAQ ...

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Market Update - 24th April 2020

China has now announced its GDP results for the first quarter of 2020, recording a contraction of 6.8%. This is the country’s first recorded contraction since records began, and highlights the depth of the downturn that the global economy is currentl...

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February 2020 - Market Review

Investor sentiment was initially buoyed in January as the US and China signed their interim trade deal, driving US share indices to new all-time highs.

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