Market Commentary

February Market Commentary

By Andrew on May 12, 2020 China grabbed the headlines again in January, but this time not for trade. On 31st December, the Chinese authorities had… Read More

December Market Commentary

By Andrew on December 23, 2019 Christmas is on the horizon: it’s time to prepare the food and pick up a few last minute presents. We’re… Read More

November Markets In Brief

By Andrew on November 27, 2019 October was a busy month for markets as they reacted to the US/China trade war, the risk of a US/Europe… Read More

October Market Commentary

By Andrew on October 23, 2019 Introduction What goes down immediately comes back up? If only saving and investing were that simple… That’s what happened in… Read More

September Market Commentary

By Andrew on September 23, 2019 Introduction August is traditionally known as the ‘silly season’. The great and the good are on holiday. Nothing is happening:… Read More

August Market Commentary

By James Tucker on August 5, 2019 Gold hit a six-year high as nervous investors looked for alternatives to stock markets. The IMF cut global growth forecasts… Read More

July Market Commentary

By James Tucker on July 3, 2019 Introduction Many of you will know the old stock market adage: ‘Sell in May and go away, and come… Read More

June Market Commentary

By James Tucker on June 4, 2019 Introduction May was a relatively quiet month, virtually nothing of any importance happened at all. Well, apart from the European… Read More

May Market Commentary

By James Tucker on May 8, 2019 Introduction First the good news. None of the leading world stock markets on which we report in this Bulletin… Read More

April Market Commentary

By James Tucker on April 2, 2019   Introduction We have commented before on the difficulty of ‘hitting a moving target.’ Sometimes in writing this commentary… Read More