Market briefings looking back at August
A selection of articles written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through August.
28th Sep 2017
Technology provided a boost for US equity indices
Investor sentiment was impaired during August by concern over North Korea’s relationship with the international community and worries about the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey, which hammered the US G...
UK equity market review: “No decisive progress” in Brexit talks
UK share price performance was dampened in August by escalating tensions between North Korea and the international community.
UK bond market review: Demand for gilts rises during August
During August, investors’ appetite for risk deteriorated, undermined by further deterioration in relations between North Korea and the rest of the world.
Global bond market review: Strong demand for highly rated government bonds
Investors’ appetite for “safe haven” assets rose during August against an increasingly unsettled global backdrop.
Asia Japan market review: Tensions with North Korea put pressure on Asian markets
An increasingly strained relationship between North Korea and the international community culminated in North Korea’s decision to fire a ballistic missile over Japan.
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