The Pulse Recent economic data continues to show that the major economies are all growing and that global growth is accelerating In Japan, the recent elections returned Prime Minister Shizo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party with a larger majority allowing a continuation of Abenomics In the US, markets reacted favourably to the details of the Republican […]
The pulse • Economic data released over the past month has continued to give investors optimism that the global economy is experiencing synchronised growth for the first time in many years. • Investor concern over tensions between the United States and North Korea has subsided. • Early economic indicators from the United States suggest that […]
The Pulse In June markets were influenced by political developments in the UK and US and more hawkish commentary from central bankers suggesting that soft inflation is only transitory. European equities lost 2.8% in June after two Italian banks were bailed out by the Italian government and ECB President Draghi hinted at tighter monetary policy. […]
It’s almost a decade since the global financial crisis created havoc in financial markets. While the global economy continues to show signs of recovery, political uncertainty in Europe and the United States is creating fresh confusion on global markets as investors wait to see how current events play out.
The Pulse Markets in May were heavily influenced by political developments in the major economies European equities returned 2.6% in May helped by Emmanuel Macron’s convincing win in the French Presidential election In the middle of the month equities were sold off on revelations that Donald Trump may have pressured former head of the FBI, […]