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Mid-week update: 27 May 2020

The week to Tuesday’s close saw a strong performance from second line stocks as investors shunned the winners from COVID-19 - largely technology and pharmaceutical stocks - and invested in…

Mid-week update: 20 May 2020

The week to Tuesday’s close saw the UK FTSE 100 Index gain 0.1%, the US S&P 500 Index give up 0.3% and the Euronext 100 Index decline 0.4% as profit…

Mid-week update: 13 May 2020

Equity markets made modest progress during the week to Tuesday’s close, driven by rising expectation of another huge rescue package in the US and by further easing of lockdowns.  However,…

Global Market Insights for April 2020

World markets summary: The recovery in equity markets that began six weeks ago continued during April as the panic selling that so characterised March was replaced by optimism on news…

Mid-week update: 6 May 2020

The week to Tuesday’s close saw equity markets lose ground as investors took profits on the substantial gains we have seen since the March lows. This is very much in…

Mid-week update: 29 April 2020

The recovery in equity markets that began a month ago continued during the week, with UK the FTSE 100 Index rising 1.9% and the US S&P 500 Index 2.3%.  We…

Mid-week update: 22 April 2020

The week to Tuesday’s close saw little movement in global equity markets with the UK (FTSE100 Index) rising 0.8% and the US (S&P 500 Index) falling 1.7%.  While the UK…

Mid-week update: 15 April 2020

Equity markets continued to recover during the week, led by the US (S&P 500 Index) which rose 3.5%. Although the rally in the US has involved all industry sectors, that market…

Global Market Insights: March 2020

World markets summary: March saw equity markets close well off their lows, hit earlier in the month as investors adjusted to an economic landscape transformed by the spread of COVID-19…

Mid-week update: 8 April 2020

The strong rally in equities that began on 24 March continued through the week as the number of COVID-19 deaths in Spain and Italy appeared to slow, and as investors…