The Week: Is the market peak behind us?
At the recent Jupiter annual dinner, two fund managers debated whether the markets peaked on 26 January.
26th Apr 2018
Emerging markets review: The price of oil reaches US$70 in January
The price of oil rose to US$70 per barrel for the first time in over three years during January as OPEC members confirmed that they would continue to limit output until the end of 2018.
14th Feb 2018
Asia Japan market review: The Nikkei 225 Index hits its highest level since 1991
Following the US’s rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the remaining 11 participants have agreed to sign a trade deal in Chile in March.
Global bond yields rise sharply in January
Bond yields generally rose sharply in January as investors moved away from global fixed income, triggering speculation over the possibility of a bear market for bonds.
UK equity income market review: Stronger pound could dampen UK dividend payouts
UK equity indices fell over January as a whole, dampened by a rally in the value of the pound.
US market review: Government shutdown hampers US sentiment
A three-day shutdown of the US federal government dampened investor sentiment as politicians reached deadlock over immigration policy.
UK equity market review: The pound rallies in January
Although the FTSE 100 Index reached a new all-time high during January, UK equity indices generally ended the month in negative territory, weighed down by a rally in the value of sterl...
UK bond market review: Gilt yields soar in January
Despite a rally in the value of the pound, UK government bonds experienced a drop in demand during January, sending yields sharply higher.
Tue, 2nd, Feb
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