Nomura: September Sets Up “Monster” US Momentum Rally

Bull Market.jpgA combination of seasonality and a tax calendar effect sets up September for a potentially “monster” rally in US momentum stocks, according to Nomura Holdings Inc. Learn more


The Most Hated Bull Market in History

Screen Shot 2017-11-07 at 5.55.04 AM‘Goldilocks period’ is often used to describe this period of reasonable growth, low inflation and low-interest rates which has led to excellent returns for equities and credit; i.e. ‘not too hot, not too cold’. Since the market bottom in March 2009, equity markets are up somewhere between 350% in US and 200% in UK.

Despite these good returns, this recovery has been characterised as ‘the most hated bull market in history’.

Jeromine Bertrand (CFA) of Momentum Global Investment Management, one of our UK regulated, discretionary fund managers explains what it means for investors. Click here to learn more.

Landslide Victory for Japan PM Shinzo Abe, Could Japan now be set to Outperform Emerging Markets?

Shinzo Abe Election

A landslide election victory for Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday sent the yen down and stocks in Tokyo higher, with the path paved for a continuation of loose monetary policy.

With Abe now in good political shape ahead of a pending decision on nominating the Bank of Japan’s leadership, the Japanese currency slumped to its weakest since July. The nation’s two main benchmarks extended their recent rallies that sent them to the highest in at least a decade. Could Japan’s equity market now be set to outperform emerging markets? Learn more