Monthly Archives: February 2016

Be careful where you invest your love…

Valentine’s Day, a day for celebrating love, albeit slightly contrived and infiltrated by the reach of commercialisation that permeates all walks of life. They say love is the most powerful emotion of all, therefore it is no surprise that the … Continue reading

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US Fed Policy: A Much More ‘Gradual’ Path

Global equity markets sold off sharply last week, as weak economic data outweighed the recent positivity generated by the prospect of more easing from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) and the European Central Bank (ECB). Much of the focus was … Continue reading

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Weekly Market Update: February 1st 2016

Market Recap Global equity markets enjoyed another positive week, buoyed by further support from the major Central Banks, this time the Bank of Japan (BOJ) with the introduction of negative interest rates. As well, speculation of a possible production cut … Continue reading

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