Market Update

Coronavirus Q&A

Coronavirus Q&A 1631 584 Clare Sanderson

Every active fund manager and equity research house that we use is working overtime to consider and act on measures to protect portfolios and add value. They are also in…

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Update on Life Behind Closed Doors

Update on Life Behind Closed Doors 1008 756 Clare Sanderson

We closed the office to the public on Tuesday and most of the staff are now working from home.  Fortunately for our business this is minimally disruptive as our entire…

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Insights – Five Charts on Investing to Keep in Mind

Insights – Five Charts on Investing to Keep in Mind 1631 584 Clare Sanderson

These five charts focus on critical aspects of investing that are insightful in times of market stress: the power of compound interest; don’t get blown off by cyclical swings; the…

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Insights – Coronavirus Update: What to Watch and What Should Investors Do

Insights – Coronavirus Update: What to Watch and What Should Investors Do 1631 584 Clare Sanderson

Key things for investors to bear in mind remain that: share market falls are normal; selling shares after a fall locks in a loss; share pullbacks provide opportunities; and to…

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Insights – The Increasing Spread of Coronavirus

Insights – The Increasing Spread of Coronavirus 1631 584 Clare Sanderson

What we are seeing right now is a global contraction in earnings as a result of containment measures as a response to the Covid 19 virus outbreak.  Whilst this is…

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February 2020 Market Update

February 2020 Market Update 1500 362 Clare Sanderson

Market update The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up to 31 January 2020. Asset class (% change) 1…

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November Market Update

November Market Update 1500 362 Clare Sanderson

The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up to 31 October 2019. Asset class (% change) 1 month 3…

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July Market Update

July Market Update 1500 362 SSJuanito

The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up to 30 June 2019. Asset class (% change) 1 month 3…

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Insight – What’s Seasonal Investing?

Insight – What’s Seasonal Investing? 1100 1100 SSJuanito

Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital  Key points – Seasonal patterns typically see shares do well from around November to May and not so well…

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Global Growth Outlook

Global Growth Outlook 600 429 SSJuanito

Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital Key points – The rebound in share markets since December has left them vulnerable to a short term pull…

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