Market Commentary

May Market Commentary

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

April Market Commentary

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

February Market Commentary

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

December Markets In Brief

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

November Market Commentary

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

September Market Commentary

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

August Market Commentary

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

July Market Commentary

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

June Market Commentary

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

May Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onMay 20, 2019Introduction First the good news. None of the leading world stock markets on which we report in this Bulletin fell… Read More

April Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onApril 11, 2019Introduction We have commented before on the difficulty of ‘hitting a moving target.’ Sometimes in writing this commentary you run… Read More

March Market Commentary

ByPaul Hamer onMarch 18, 2019Introduction February was another month when all the important news seemed to happen in the last week of the month. Read More