Market Commentary

November Market Commentary

November Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on November 9, 2017
What’s the saying? ‘Close, but no cigar’. That’s how it was in October as all but two of the markets…
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October Market Commentary

October Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on October 16, 2017
Well, we’re still here. Despite the seemingly best efforts of the leaders of the United States and North Korea –…
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September Market Commentary

September Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on September 11, 2017
It is hard to start this commentary anywhere other than North Korea – or maybe crouching in Japan as a…
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August Market Commentary

August Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on August 7, 2017
July got off to the best possible start when Janet Yellen, Chair of the US Federal Reserve, announced that there…
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July Market Commentary

July Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on July 10, 2017
June was a fairly quiet month. Well, apart from the chaotic General Election in the UK. Oh – and the…
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June Market Commentary

June Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on June 14, 2017
As we wrote last year, ‘It is tempting to think that Brexit is the only game in town.’ Cross out…
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May Market Commentary

May Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on May 15, 2017
Introduction It’s difficult to know where to begin this month. In France? Where Emmanuel Macron, the centrist candidate, successfully defeated…
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April Market Commentary

April Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on April 18, 2017
Introduction It’s tempting to think that Brexit is the only story worth reporting: in fact, there was plenty happening in…
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March Market Commentary

March Market Commentary

By Paul Hamer on March 7, 2017
Introduction Last month was the month when it was almost impossible to keep up with the stories coming out of…
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