Market overview – June 2022

Market overview – June 2022

Global equity and bond market returns were broadly negative in June, reflecting growing investor concerns that surging inflation and aggressive monetary tightening by major central banks could tilt the global economy into recession. On top of this, the Russia-Ukraine war showed little sign of abating, contributing to further spikes in energy prices. In the US, […]

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Market Overview – May 2022

Market Overview – May 2022

Global equity markets were broadly flat in May as the war in Ukraine showed little sign of abating and concerns over slowing growth weighed on markets. Energy and food prices continued to rise, placing upward pressure on global inflation, with central banks adopting more hawkish undertones to their policy-tightening measures.  In the US, the Federal […]

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Market Overview – April 2022

Market Overview – April 2022

Global equity markets retreated in April over rising concerns of a slowdown in global growth, high inflation and further policy tightening from major central banks. Further pressure came in the form of supply disruptions stemming from the Russia-Ukraine war and increased sanctions imposed on Russia by Western nations. In the US, a contraction in economic […]

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Market Overview – February 2022

Market Overview – February 2022

The Market Snapshot provides an overview of key events that influenced financial markets over the course of February 2022. Click on the below link: Market Overview – February 2022   Widespread risk aversion dominated global markets in February following Russia’s surprise invasion of the Ukraine. Western countries joined efforts to impose stringent sanctions on the […]

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