August 2014

Equity indices in Asia generally rose during July as a whole. However, share prices were adversely affected by the news of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine before being further undermined at the end of the month by disappointing corporate earni...

Read More

Investor optimism and upbeat economic data in July helped to push the Dow Jones Industrial Average index above 17,000 points for the first time. However, the index ended the month 1.6% below its June close due to geopolitical issues. Concerns over in...

Read More

Geopolitical news dominated July and share prices around the world were adversely affected. Violence escalated between Gaza and Israel while the ongoing conflict in Ukraine was exacerbated by the Malaysian Airlines crash, which was followed by fresh ...

Read More