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Market Update – 4th February 2021. - 4th February 2021

Global equity markets have renewed their upward momentum this week after last week’s social media frenzy-induced volatility dissipated and allowed markets to focus again on Joe Biden’s fiscal stimulus plans and the global economic recovery.

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Market Update – 27th January 2021. - 27th January 2021

It has been a tough start to the week for global equity markets given some US senators appear reluctant to pass Joe Biden’s $1.9tr fiscal stimulus package, coupled with the slow vaccine roll-out across Europe.

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Market Update – 20th January 2021. - 20th January 2021

We have had a lacklustre start to the week thanks to the US markets being closed on Monday (18 January 2021) for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, coupled with Joe Biden’s inauguration as President today – although an inauguration isn’t normally a market moving event, given the potential for protests across America, it is getting a lot more attention than usual.

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Market Update – 14th January 2021. - 14th January 2021

As it has been a quiet week so far on the economic data front, we thought we would address the issue which has recently appeared in many of the business pages of the press: are equity markets in a bubble that is about to burst?

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2020 Review – 2021 Outlook. - 14th January 2021

In the words of the Von Trapp children in the Sound of Music, “So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye.”

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Market Update – 6th January 2021. - 6th January 2021

Not only have global equity markets started the year in an exuberant mood, but the FTSE-100 has literally leapt out of the starter gates this week (as we write, the FTSE-100 is up just over 3% today, taking its gain so far this week to 5.50%).

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Market Update – 16th December 2020. - 16th December 2020

Given the lack of any significant economic data releases so far this week, global equity markets have been fairly muted and remain hostage to the tug of war between vaccine optimism and further stimulus versus the growing number of coronavirus cases that is still being fought.

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Market Update – 10th December 2020. - 10th December 2020

It’s been a volatile week for equity markets, as they continue to take two steps forward and one step back, as world leaders race to reach agreements, on stimulus and post Brexit trade relations.

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Market update – 2nd December 2020. - 2nd December 2020

Although November ended on a downer as the FTSE-100 fell just over 100 points (nearly 1.6%) on Monday (30 November 2020), overall November delivered some fantastic equity market rallies: the FTSE-100 rose 12.35%, while in the US the Dow Jones climbed 11.84% and Japan’s Topix ended the month 11.12% higher.

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Market Update – 26th November 2020. - 26th November 2020

The equity market theme so far this week has been the same as the last few weeks.

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