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Global Market Insights for May 2020

World markets summary: May saw global equity markets put in another strong performance with the UK FTSE 100 Index returning  3.34%, the US S&P 500 Index 6.89% and the MSCI…

Mid-week update: 10 June 2020

The week to Tuesday’s close saw returns from equity markets diverge, with the UK FTSE 100 Index surrendering 0.7% of its recent gains and Europe’s Euronext 100 Index adding 0.7%,…

Mid-week update: 4 June 2020

The week to Wednesday’s close saw global equity markets put in another strong performance with the UK FTSE 100 Index gaining 2.6%, the US S&P 500 Index gaining 2.9% and…

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…