25-11-2014
Market movements It was a strong week for equities, particularly in the eurozone. Amid further hints of quantitative easing (QE) and a modest improvement in economic data, European equities rose by around 3% during the week. Elsewhere, the US and UK also performed reasonably well – up around 1.5% – while Asia was...
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11-11-2014
Market movements Last week saw the focus of the market switch back to the European Central Bank (ECB) and the US Federal Reserve (Fed). With regards to the ECB, all eyes were on the latest statement and the press conference that followed the governing council meeting. While the governing council didn’t deliver any...
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24-10-2014
Market movements A week is a long time in politics, and this last week has felt like a long time in financial markets: the first half of the week with plunges in equity markets worldwide, the second part of the week with a sharp recovery, both in equities credit and high yield. There were almost unprecedented swings on...
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