US market review: Fed cuts rates in September
As expected, the US central bank implemented its second cut in interest rates since 2008 during September.
15th Oct 2019
UK equity income market review: Politics dominate in September
UK investors’ attention was largely absorbed by Brexit during September.
UK equity market review: Counting down to Hallowe’en
As Brexit rumbled towards its Halloween deadline, investors’ attention during September was absorbed by a series of political developments.
UK bond market review: Deal or no deal?
Gilts experienced a choppy September as speculation over the likelihood of a Brexit deal ebbed and flowed in response to political developments.
Global bond market review: Further monetary easing in September
Following interest-rate cuts in India, Thailand and New Zealand in August, central banks in Russia and Brazil cut their key interest rates during September.
Europe market review: ECB restarts QE
During September, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced another programme of economic stimulus measures designed to shore up the eurozone’s faltering economy.
Emerging markets review: Trade conflict hits China’s exports
The People’s Bank of China cut its reserve ratio – the amount of cash that banks have to hold in reserve – during September, releasing liquidity totalling 900 billion yuan.
Asian Japan markets review: Japan’s economic growth disappoints
Japan’s second-quarter economic growth proved disappointing for investors, as initial calculations of annualised growth of 1.8% were downgraded to a more muted 1.3%. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the...
Global update: What next for Brexit?
The long-running Brexit saga took a new twist in September as the clock continued to tick towards its Hallowe’en deadline.
3rd Oct 2019
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