Europe market review: “All necessary steps”
European countries continued to ease their lockdown measures during June; nevertheless, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the region was experiencing a weekly increase in COVID-19 cases...
5th Aug 2020
Emerging markets review: Bleak outlook for Brazil
During June, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the coronavirus pandemic had entered “a new and dangerous phase” as cases continued to surge in Brazil and the US.
Asia Japan market review: Recovery remains far off
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda warned during June that a second wave of COVID-19 infections could cause “considerable” harm to Japan’s economy.
Market briefings looking back at June
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through June.
UK equity income: Clouded prospects for UK dividends
Although UK share prices generally strengthened over June as lockdown measures continued to ease, the outlook for dividend payments remained uncertain.
UK equity market review: Opening up
The UK’s leaders announced a further easing in lockdown measures to take effect in July, allowing a large proportion of the country’s leisure and tourism sector to reopen, albeit with strict guideline...
UK bond market review: “Living in unusual times”
Gilt yields continued their decline over June as demand for government bonds was boosted by expectations that the Bank of England (BoE) would expand its programme of quantitative easing measures.
Global bond market review: Central banks go further
New quantitative easing measures are forecast to reach 20% of GDP in the US, 9% in the UK, and over 7% in the eurozone, according to credit ratings agency Fitch, which reported that macro policy easin...
4th Aug 2020
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