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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Market Overview – January 2022

Market Overview – January 2022

The Market Snapshot provides an overview of key events that influenced financial markets over the course of January 2022. Click on the below link: Market Overview – January 2022 It was a difficult start to 2022 as many global markets experienced pullbacks on the back of concerns over tighter monetary policy and potentially slower growth […]

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Market Overview – December 2021

Market Overview – December 2021

The Market Snapshot provides an overview of key events that influenced financial markets over the course of December 2021. Click on the below link: Market Overview – December 2021 It was a strong close to the end of 2021 as investors shrugged off concerns around the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus and tightening global monetary […]

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