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1st February 2019 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment February 2019

The fourth quarter correction of 2018 significantly eroded the global highs experienced in the third quarter. As illustrated above, global markets were down significantly in local currency terms, led by China and Ireland, declining -2 ...

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1st January 2019 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment January 2019

Sterling denominated returns of major indices Q4 % Q3 % Year 2018 % Year 2017 % Year 2016 % Year 2015 % Equi ...

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1st December 2018 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment December 2018

November saw strong recoveries in Emerging and Asian markets with the MSCI EM and MSCI Asia (ex Japan) up 4.3% and 5.5% respectively. Performance in the US improved slightly with the MSCI USA up 2%. The Japanese market remained flat throug ...

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1st November 2018 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment November 2018

Investor perceptions of downside risk to the global economy, along with global trade war uncertainties, aggravated the decline in investor confidence in October, which saw the second correction of 2018. The subdued market confidence materi ...

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1st October 2018 - Investment Comment

Investment Comment October 2018

Investment Comment – 1 October 2018 Sterling denominated returns of major indices Q3 2018 % Q2 % H1 2018 % Year 2017 % Year 2016 % ...

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