• 19 September 2019
    The drone strike on Saudi oil facilities and subsequent wild fluctuations in the oil price served as a timely reminder that geo-political risks…
  • 05 September 2019
    This week has seen important votes taking place in the House of Commons that will affect the future of this country dramatically.
  • 21 August 2019
    There’s nothing like a takeover bid to regenerate interest in the stock market.
  • 07 August 2019
    Markets have reversed their bullish trend recently, thanks in no small measure to the escalating trade war between the US and China.
  • 24 July 2019
    There is a strong feeling that we have somehow landed in Groundhog Day so far as markets are concerned.
  • 10 July 2019
    Although the FTSE 100 has retreated a little from the 7600 plus it achieved in recent days, it is still holding up remarkably well.
  • 28 June 2019
    It is interesting the way in which different assets are behaving in vastly different ways
  • 12 June 2019
    Shares have held up reasonably well recently, helped by President Trump cancelling the proposed tariff on Mexican goods and expectations of more…
  • 29 May 2019
    With a short week of trading for both us and the Americans and little of note on either the results or the economic front, is it any wonder markets…
  • 16 May 2019
    Brexit might have faded into the background, so far as current market influence is concerned, but it is far from completely absent.
  • 08 May 2019
  • 02 May 2019
    Here we are in May. Might there be any reason to take note of that old stock market adage, sell in May and go away, this year?
  • 18 April 2019
    The combination of that terrible fire in Paris, the fact that Prime Minister May has succeeded in gaining a further extension in our leaving the EU…