Economic Commentary – November 2016

December 15th, 2016, by Georgina Ogilvie-Jones

The FTSE 100 started the year at 6,242, by the end of September it was 6,899, and having reached a new intraday high of 7,129 on 11 October, ended the month of November at 6,784. Following the US Election result,… Read More…

Market Monitor – November 2016

December 14th, 2016, by Georgina Ogilvie-Jones

During 2016 market sentiment has rapidly shifted from a pessimistic outlook based around views of deflation, stagnation and weak recovery to highly optimistic expectations of growth acceleration driven by fiscal policy and infrastructure investment. Bond markets have seen significant capital… Read More…

The Impact of the US Election Result on Financial Markets

December 2nd, 2016, by Georgina Ogilvie-Jones

Initial equity market response to the election of Donald Trump has been based on sentiment rather than facts and much uncertainty remains about the specific policies that will follow. Nevertheless, the reaction has been generally positive. Markets are being driven… Read More…