“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”(Benjamin Franklin) So 2021 reaches its halfway point and June comes to an end. Will the markets mirror the England football team’s Tuesday success with a better second half, though the first half wasn’t too bad…data being: June 2021 S&P 500 +2.2% +14.4% Nikkei -0.2% +4.9% […]
“My tastes are simple, I am easily satisfied with the best” (Winston Churchill) May has been and gone, all in all a fairly benign month in the markets with developed indices edging upwards and China regaining some lost ground from earlier in the year….data being May 2021 S&P 500 +0.6% +11.9% Nikkei +0.2% +5.2% FTSE […]
“As yet, the wind is an untamed and unharnessed force; and quite possibly one of the greatest discoveries hereafter to be made, will be the taming and harnessing of it” (Abraham Lincoln) April has now come to an end. Last month I spoke about the S&P likely to breach 4,000…this happened early in the month and with the […]
Market Update: “The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient” (Warren Buffet) March and Quarter 1 have come to an end. The steady increase in value of developed markets continues…Emerging giving a little bit back after a good run..raw data being Mar 2021 S&P 500 +4.2% +5.8% Nikkei […]
January 2021 has been and (almost) gone, with the month generally finishing near where it started thanks to a bit of a sell off in the last week …Emerging Markets being the exception with a nice improvement …data being….
Happy New Year Everyone. Like many around the world I’m sure your celebrations will have been muted with the Covid Pandemic still causing terrible disruption in many parts. But 2020 is now over and a look at the market performances over the last 12 months shows that not all that has happened has been negative…data being
So November comes to an end and we edge our way out of 2020. The last month has certainly seen some positive developments in the markets. With the new US President decided and some light at the end of the tunnel re the pandemic and vaccine being main factors…results being:
June 2020 Market Update by Craig McAvinue | Director of Wealth Management We’re more than halfway through a year that seems to have lasted forever and whilst we are still not completely “out of the woods” in respect of Coronavirus, we can at least see the exit. Markets continue their recovery post March crash […]