Global bond market review: Bond yields plunge in August
Bond yields slid during August as nervous investors headed for perceived “safe-haven” assets such as government bonds and gold.
16th Sep 2019
Europe market review: Storm clouds gathering over Germany
Confidence over the outlook for Europe’s economy continued to deteriorate during August amid mounting concerns over Germany’s prospects.
Emerging markets review: Renminbi falls to lowest level since 2008
China’s renminbi fell to its lowest level against the US dollar for 11 years during August.
Asian Japan markets review: What next for Japan’s monetary policy?
Japan achieved its third straight quarter of economic growth during the three months to June, growing at an annualised rate of 1.8% and easing pressure on the Bank of Japan to implement further moneta...
Market briefings looking back at August
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through August.
US market review: Fresh salvoes in the US/China trade conflict
The trade war between the US and China continued to rage in August. President Trump revealed further tariff increases on Chinese imports to the US; in response, China announced that it would impose ad...
UK equity income market review: Equity income remains out of favour
Although bond yields have continued to fall to record lows, income-seeking investors do not appear to be moving towards UK equity income, daunted by a backdrop of ongoing political and economic uncert...
UK equity market review: Uncertainties drive down share prices
August proved both busy and controversial for UK investors, and share prices remained unsettled throughout the month.
UK bond market review: Gilt yields plummet in August
Gilt yields plunged during August as nervous investors sought the perceived safety of government bonds and gold.
Tue, 2nd, Feb
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