Market Commentary

July Market Commentary

July Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onJuly 28, 2020
Looking back to the start of last month, June began optimistically as the Space X astronauts reached the International Space…
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June Market Commentary

June Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onJune 18, 2020
Introduction  For the second month in a row, we went back to the previous month’s Commentary before we wrote a…
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May Market Commentary

May Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onMay 29, 2020
Introduction  Right now, even a week seems a long time in the news agenda. Remembering the end of March, when…
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April Market Commentary

April Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onApril 16, 2020
Introduction In March, the coronavirus outbreak seemed to steal all the headlines, giving us almost hourly updates as it transformed…
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February Market Commentary

February Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onFebruary 10, 2020
China grabbed the headlines again in January, but this time not for trade. On 31st December, the Chinese authorities had…
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December Markets In Brief

December Markets In Brief

ByPaul Hamer onDecember 19, 2019
November saw Brexit put on hold while the UK braced itself for a December election, and the US/China trade dispute…
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November Market Commentary

November Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onNovember 29, 2019
The beginning of October brought us the Conservative Party conference and a plethora of promises and fiery speeches. Meanwhile world…
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September Market Commentary

September Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onSeptember 18, 2019
Introduction August is traditionally known as the ‘silly season’. The great and the good are on holiday. Nothing is happening:…
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August Market Commentary

August Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onAugust 8, 2019
Gold hit a six-year high as nervous investors looked for alternatives to stock markets. The IMF cut global growth forecasts…
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July Market Commentary

July Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onJuly 18, 2019
Introduction Many of you will know the old stock market adage: ‘Sell in May and go away, and come on…
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June Market Commentary

June Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onJune 6, 2019
Introduction May was a relatively quiet month, virtually nothing of any importance happened at all. Well, apart from the European…
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