Market Update

News this past week:

  • Macron becomes youngest ever elected French President
  • Strong April jobs report points to robust US labour market
  • Eurozone economy grows 0.5% in first quarter
  • Greece agrees bailout terms with creditors
  • Volatile week for commodity prices

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Weekly Market Update

News this past week:

  • Markets buoyed by central bank meetings
  • Bond yields fall after US interest rates kept unchanged
  • ‘Hard Brexit’ speculation pushes sterling lower
  • Subdued PMI results for the euro area
  • Choppy week for oil ahead of OPEC meeting

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Monthly Market Commentary

August proved to be a particularly quiet month for markets, with low levels of volatility across equities and bonds, and little by way of significant news flow. Overall the ‘risk on’ environment of July, post the UK Brexit referendum, broadly continued in August: most equity markets rose modestly higher, with emerging markets leading the way and adding 2.5% in the month.

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Global Market Outlook

Glyn Owen, Investment Director at Momentum Global Investment Management shares his views on what we can be likely to expect from global markets over the coming months.

 

Weekly Market Update

News this past week

  • Global bond yields rise in volatile environment
  • Mixed US data ahead of Fed meeting
  • Sterling falls after Chancellor’s comments
  • European markets retreat as industrial production declines
  • Reports of oil surplus sends prices lower

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Weekly Market Update

News this past week

  • US displays lacklustre jobs creation
  • Global manufacturing data yields mixed results
  • European equities rise despite political rumblings
  • Japanese equities rise over prospects of increased monetary stimulus
  • Oil weakens following stockpile data

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Weekly Market Update

News this past week

  • Global equities subdued
  • UK adds 170,000 jobs; retail sales growth picks up
  • US inflation falls; NY Fed hawkish
  • Japan see exports and imports slump
  • The price of oil rises on rumours of output freeze

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