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Category: Wealth Management News

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 UK top 100 companies rising 1.9% and the US S&P 500 Index 2.3%. …

Mid-week update: 22 April 2020

The week to Tuesday’s close saw little movement in global equity markets with the UK (UK top 100 companies) rising 0.8% and the US (S&P 500 Index) falling 1.7%.  While…

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…

Mid-week update: 1 April 2020

The week to Tuesday’s close saw equity markets continue their recovery from March’s lows, led by the US S&P 500 Index which saw a gain of 4.4%.  Closer to home…

Mid-week update – 25 March 2020

Financial markets endured a volatile week as investors sought to reconcile the short-term damage to economic activity caused by countries going into lockdown with the unparalleled scale of government support…