Asian Japan markets review: Economic outlook dims for Japan
Notwithstanding some encouraging economic data, Japan’s Government downgraded its view on the country’s economy during May.
12th Jun 2019
Emerging markets review: Trade wars bite
Although the US and China had been widely expected to agree a trade deal, US President Donald Trump instead confounded hopes.
Europe market review: Slowing European growth
Although European investors generally welcomed the results of the European Parliamentary elections, share prices across the region generally fell heavily amid concerns over Europe’s economic outlook a...
Global bond market review: Trade conflicts driven down yields
Bond yields fell during May as the trade conflict between the US and China took an unexpected turn.
UK bond market review: Brexit worries fuel demand for gilts
Amid rising speculation over the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit, gilt prices surged and yields plummeted in May as investors scrambled for investments perceived to be safe havens.
US market review: The “Tariff Man” strikes again
Having hit new highs during April, share prices plummeted in May as the trade war between the US and China took an unexpected turn.
Market briefings looking back at May
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through May.
Tue, 2nd, Feb
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