Market Commentary

November Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on November 14, 2018
Introduction October was, to put it mildly, an eventful month. It was a month which saw the majority of markets…
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October Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on October 10, 2018
Introduction On Tuesday, 3rd November 2020 the United States will go to the polls to elect its next President. All…
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September Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on September 13, 2018
Introduction August used to be known as the ‘silly season’. Everyone who made the news was away on holiday, nothing…
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August Market Commentary

August Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on August 8, 2018
Introduction The news in July really could not have been much worse. The threat of a trade war between the…
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July Market Commentary

July Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on July 16, 2018
Let us invite you to travel back in time to June 2016, to the day after the Brexit referendum. Meanwhile,…
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June Market Commentary

June Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on June 19, 2018
Harold Wilson famously said that, ‘a week is a long time in politics.’ A month is a very long time when we…
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May Market Commentary

May Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on May 31, 2018
Introduction It looked for a long time that the main headline for this commentary would be the opening salvos…
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April Market Commentary

April Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on April 26, 2018
Introduction To say that March was a busy month is an understatement. Russia went to the polls to elect…
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March Market Commentary

March Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on March 20, 2018
Introduction “The first month of 2018 was a good one for the major stock markets which we cover…
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January Market Commentary

January Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on January 16, 2018
Another year seems to have flown by in the space of about five months. December, in particular, seemed to go…
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December Market Commentary

December Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on December 12, 2017
November was a relatively disappointing month for world stock markets, with the majority of the markets we cover in this…
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