The Week: Muted reaction to eleventh-hour Brexit deal
After considerable wrangling, the UK and EU have finally agreed a deal. Why aren’t financial markets more excited?
6th Jan 2021
Global update: Shares advance on vaccine optimism
After a tumultuous year in which the coronavirus pandemic gripped the world, many major stock markets ended 2020 in positive territory.
5th Jan 2021
US market review: US share prices reach new highs
Share prices surged in the US during November, driven up by significant progress in Covid-19 vaccine developments.
15th Dec 2020
UK equity income market review: A tough Q3 for UK dividends
UK share prices surged and yields fell during November as investors became increasingly optimistic over prospects for economic recovery.
UK equity market review: UK equities rally in November
UK share prices rose strongly during November, driven up by mounting optimism over the development of Covid-19 vaccines and hopes that a Brexit trade deal will be reached.
UK bond market review: Improving optimism… deteriorating data
Investor sentiment improved sharply during November, underpinned by the news of vaccine breakthroughs in the UK and the US. Improving hopes for the economic outlook led to a surge in demand for higher...
Global bond market review: Corporate defaults on the rise
Investors’ attention shifted from safe havens to riskier assets during November.
Europe market review: European markets shrug off negative data
Although November in Europe was characterised by rising Covid-19 infection rates and lacklustre economic data, share prices soared over the month.
Tue, 2nd, Feb
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