Investment markets and key developments over the past week   The US share market finally saw a daily decline greater than 1% for the first time since last October and this dragged other share markets down to greater or lesser degrees over the last week. Chinese shares rose 1.3% over the week, but US shares […]

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Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global shares got a boost over the last week from a dovish rate hike from the Fed and relief that the Dutch election saw a rejection of far right Eurosceptics. US shares gained 0.2%, Eurozone shares rose 1.2% and Chinese shares rose 0.5%. Reflecting the positive […]

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 Investment markets and key developments over the past week   While US shares fell over the last week on nervousness ahead of a likely Fed rate hike, the loss was cut to 0.4% after the release of solid jobs data on Friday & most share markets rose with European shares up 0.3%, Japanese shares up […]

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Investment markets and key developments over the past week The past week saw US shares rise 0.7%, European shares gain 2.6% and Japanese shares rise 1% helped by strong US forward looking data, signs that the US Federal Reserve is increasingly confident in the US outlook and confidence that President Trump is in on track […]

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Investment markets and key developments over the past week The past week saw shares rise 0.9% in the US, 1.5% in China and 0.3% in Japan helped by more good economic data, but Eurozone shares fell 0.3% and Australian shares lost 1.2% as profit results became more mixed towards the end of the profit reporting […]

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Investment markets and key developments over the past week   Most major share markets continued to move higher over the past week helped by more good economic and profit news and anticipation of President Trump’s pro-business policies. US shares gained 1.5%, Eurozone shares rose 1%, Chinese shares rose 0.2% and Australian shares gained 1.5%, but […]

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Investment markets and key developments over the past week Most major share markets rose over the last week helped by a combination of good economic data, profit news and announcements from President Trump progressing his deregulation and tax reform agenda. US shares rose 0.8%, Japanese shares rose 2.4%, Chinese shares gained 1.5% and Australian shares […]

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Investment markets and key developments over the past week   Despite good economic and profit news, Trump jitters dominated markets over the last week, but his plan to relax bank regulations and benign US jobs data saw US and Eurozone shares bounce back at the end of the week. This saw US shares rise 0.1% […]

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Investment markets and key developments over the past week   The past week saw share markets break higher helped by solid global economic data, good US earnings results and optimism that Donald Trump’s policies will help boost the US economy. In particular the US share market rose 1%, pushing it out of a range it’s […]

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 Investment markets and key developments over the past week   The past week saw shares fall a bit, further correcting some of the large gains seen since November amidst nervousness ahead of Donald Trump’s takeover as US President. US shares dipped just 0.1%, Eurozone shares fell 0.6%, Japanese shares lost 0.8% and Australian shares fell […]

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