Global bond market review: A challenging outlook for sovereigns
2021 is expected to be a challenging year for lower-rated sovereigns. There were six sovereign defaults during 2020 – Argentina, Belize, Lebanon, Ecuador, Suriname, and Zambia.
18th Jan 2021
Global update: Rising infection levels knock sentiment
Share prices generally fell during September amid concerns over rising infection levels and their potential impact on economic activity. Investors’ worries were compounded by doubts over Brexit negoti...
14th Oct 2020
Global update: Election fever
October saw the UK plunge into election fever as progress on Brexit once again ground to a halt.
6th Nov 2019
Global update: Deal or no deal?
Investors became increasingly preoccupied by the possibility of a “no-deal” Brexit during July as the UK’s Parliament broke up for the summer recess.
9th Aug 2018
UK equity market review: FTSE 100 Index reaches new high in November
UK interest rates rose for the first time since 2007 during November. Despite this, investors appear to be confident that any further increases will be very gradual, and the FTSE 100 Index reached a n...
8th Dec 2017
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