16-12-2014
Market movements Last week was a very poor week for equity investors. Around the world, there were signs of slowing growth: weak data from China; multiple downgrades of global oil demand accompanied by further declines in prices; more stringent collateral requirements in China; and renewed angst over European politics....
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10-12-2014
Market movements As we move toward the end of 2014, the themes that we expect to drive markets in the coming year are really starting to take shape. Foremost among them is the divergence of monetary policy. To that end, the past week has seen two major events that we believe will set the scene for 2015. So far, the...
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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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