Market Overview – December 2020

Market Overview – December 2020

The Market Overview provides an overview of key events that influenced financial markets over the course of December 2020. Click on the below link: Market Snapshot – December 2020 Video by Prudential Investment Managers   The year ended on a buoyant note in December, as investors shrugged off the rising “second wave” of Coronavirus infections […]

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Market Overview – October 2020

Market Overview – October 2020

The Market Snapshot provides an overview of key events that influenced financial markets over the course of October 2020. Global equity markets were broadly negative in October, as governments across the UK and Europe imposed new national lockdown restrictions in a bid to combat a second wave of Covid-19 infections. Other factors weighing on investor sentiment included […]

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Market Overview – August 2020

Market Overview – August 2020

Global equity markets were broadly positive in August, largely on the back of advancements in the development of a Covid-19 vaccine, the broad-based resumption of global economic activity and growth, and the announcement of a new approach to average-inflation targeting by the US Federal Reserve. In South Africa, the easing of lockdown restrictions and the […]

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Market Overview – April 2020

Market Overview – April 2020

Markets rallied in April as global central banks continued their unprecedented expansion of monetary stimulus to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sentiment was largely on the ascendency as more countries announced plans to gradually ease lockdown restrictions. The IMF warned that the global economy is set to contract by 3% this year, the steepest decline […]

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