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Market Update
There are, to put no finer point on it, shades of 2008 now with regard to the current turmoil markets find themselves in. Emergency interest rate cuts in the United States, Government bond yields collapsing to further historic lows and gold price streaking upwards have moved in the opposite way to stock markets, which have dropped in the region of 20%.
Market Update
There are, to put no finer point on it, shades of 2008 now with regard to the current turmoil markets find themselves in. Emergency interest rate cuts in the United States, Government bond yields collapsing to further historic lows and gold price streaking upwards have moved in the opposite way to stock markets, which have dropped in the region of 20%.
Are You Green Enough?
Who hasn’t been moved by some of the eloquent prose and idealism perpetuated by uber environmentalist, Greta Thunberg, over the past 18 months? Her campaigning recently reached its zenith, as she joined President Trump in top billing at the annual ceremony of billionaire backslapping that is Davos.
Rethinking Rates: A Historical Perspective
The current low level of interest rates and bond yields have been topics of discussion and debate for some time, with the broad consensus view being that the past five to ten years are abnormal in nature and that in due course, rates will move higher and normalise.
The Grass Isn’t Always Greener On The Other Side
As the United Nations (UN) Climate Conference went underway in Madrid at the start of the month, we learnt that the current Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is to take an unpaid role as the UN Climate Action Ambassador.
Taking The Temperature of Markets
Away from the noise surrounding Brexit, the UK General Election, and the current state of talks between China and the US on trade, what information or signals can we take from how capital markets are behaving, in regard to economic conditions and investor appetite for risk?
Is That All There Is?
Outside of the United States, the major economies of the World have not enjoyed a strong 2019 to-date.  In Europe and Japan in particular, economic growth has begun to slow and this has led to a monetary response from the European Central Bank and expectations the Bank of Japan will respond next.