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Markets & Key Events | 26th April 2019

Markets & Key Events | 26th April 2019 The earnings season in the US is approximately one third of the way through and so far, results are mixed. The Nasdaq composite, heavily weighed by Technology stocks, touched fresh highs after a surge in Facebook and Microsoft. Both companies comfortably beat profit estimates, and Microsoft became Read more

2019-05-01T07:30:43+01:00May 1st, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 18th April 2019

Markets & Key Events | 18th April 2019 Though the US and most European markets are shut tomorrow for Good Friday, it was still a busy week of economic data releases for major economies including the Eurozone and China. Meanwhile investors have also been closely following the first quarterly earnings reports, as markets make sense Read more

2019-04-24T07:17:25+01:00April 24th, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 12th April 2019

Markets & Key Events | 12th April 2019 Mixed data, mixed performance for markets as investors wait for company results season Mixed news this week left equity markets broadly flat, with the MSCI World index down 0.1%, as investors wait for the unofficial start to earnings season, with JP Morgan and Wells Fargo releasing earnings Read more

2019-04-15T09:57:01+01:00April 15th, 2019|Latest News|

More from Less | Investing in Sustainable Materials

Blog By John Fleetwood More from less – investing in sustainable materials The pressure on resources has never been greater, driving business to produce more from less.  In turn, this creates opportunities for companies benefiting from this tailwind.  For example, Triodos Investment Management invests in DS Smith – a leading supplier of sustainable packaging. DS Read more

2019-04-15T09:42:56+01:00April 15th, 2019|Latest from John Fleetwood|

Markets & Key Events | 5th April 2019

Markets and key events | 5th April 2019 Economic releases point towards a strengthening global economy It has been a strong week for equity markets, as a series of economic data releases pointed to an improving picture for global growth, following weak data at the end of 2018 contributing to the US Federal Reserve (Fed) Read more

2019-04-10T11:53:11+01:00April 10th, 2019|Latest News|

Highlights and Lowlights – March 2019

Highlights and Lowlights: what caught our eye in March 2019 Source: SmartIM Equity markets continued their good start to the year, with all major markets rising during the month in local currency terms. The continued increase in risk appetite was not detrimental to bond markets, which benefitted from reduced concerns about the future path of interest Read more

2019-04-10T11:46:32+01:00April 10th, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 15th March 2019

Markets and key events | 15th March 2019 A positive week for equity markets It has been a strong week for equity markets, buoyed by a combination of company merger activity, weak US inflation data lessening concerns over US rates, rising confidence that the UK can avoid a messy divorce with the EU and on Read more

2019-03-19T08:00:09+01:00March 19th, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 8th March 2019

Markets and key events | 8th March 2019 Equity markets give back some of this year’s returns Equity markets gave back some of their returns for the year this week, as investors continued to wait for further news on US/China trade negotiations.  A growing sense of unease was not helped by the European Central Bank Read more

2019-03-11T07:36:06+01:00March 11th, 2019|Latest News|

Markets & Key Events | 22nd February 2019

Markets and key events | 22nd February 2019 Hopes over a US/China trade resolution drives developed markets higher… It was a strong week for developed equity markets, driven predominantly by speculation that an agreement can be reached between the US and China ahead of the 1st March deadline, when tariffs are due to be increased Read more

2019-03-06T07:03:52+01:00March 6th, 2019|Latest News|