WHAT’S RISK GOT TO DO WITH IT?

April 3, 2018 Equity markets are in retreat for the moment. Monday saw yet another almost 2% down for the Dow and from the highs in January the Dow is almost down 11%. So, what’s changed?

ALL IN A DAY.

March 29, 2018 The equity market continues to stumble and bumble along as the day wears on. After a robust opening for both equity and bonds, equities slid as the day progressed.

CHINESE WHISPERS.

March 27, 2018 On Monday, markets reacted to news that Mnuchin was in favourable discussions with the Chinese and the equity market rallied on the whisper.

A MNUCHIN A DAY, KEEPS THE BEARS AWAY.

March 26, 2018 On Sunday, Mnuchin spoke on a Fox news programme and suggested that he was having detailed discussions with China about all things trade.

CAUGHT WITH THEIR PANTS DOWN.

March 26, 2018 Markets have had a lot to opine about over the last few trading sessions and the full reality of recent events have yet to play any significant part just yet.

GOOD FOR SOME.

March 22, 2018 Today, the Trump Administration grabbed the trade bull by its horns and neatly dispatched the victim. Not a good day for the trade bull.

SCANDALOUS TIMES.

March 21, 2018 As markets prepare for Trump's tariffs, which start Friday, investors have been left floundering and confused as to what to do.

WE ALL GOT HIKED AGAIN.

March 21, 2018 Jerome Powell got his big chance to hike rates today and did not miss out on the opportunity.

AND THE WEATHER TODAY IS?

March 19, 2018 The current low-lying high is likely to move on leaving the rapidly approaching low to dominate markets over the near foreseeable future.