Weekly Market Summary.

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Week ending 10th July 2020. - 13th July 2020

As you can see from the accompanying table, most of the major equity markets ended a relatively quiet week with a small gain.

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Week ending 3rd July 2020. - 6th July 2020

The majority of global equity markets ended the week strongly higher. However, this does hide some choppy intra-day moves as the tug-of-war between an economic recovery versus a rise in coronavirus cases yo-yoed equity markets.

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Week ending 26th June 2020. - 29th June 2020

The past week has been another where the day-to-day index moves have been dizzying, because, as we have previously said, equity markets hate uncertainty (and as the coronavirus outbreak is a big uncertainty), they are currently trading on every news headline.

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Week ending 19th June 2020. - 22nd June 2020

Global equity markets rose this week on the back of more evidence that the global economy is improving.

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Week ending 12th June 2020. - 15th June 2020

As Marie Curie once said “I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy”, and that is also true for investing as equity markets have this week reminded us that the path for global equities is never smooth or easy

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Week ending 5th June 2020. - 8th June 2020

Global equity markets rose strongly over the week after strong US employment data indicated, as we have been forecasting, that the coronavirus outbreak is a transient issue and as a result the global recovery will be V-shaped.

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Week ending 29th May 2020. - 1st June 2020

As you can see from the accompanying table, global equity markets ended the week (and the month) higher as markets finally appear to be appreciating that the equity market and economic crash we saw in February and March isn’t like any of its predecessors, simply because the coronavirus outbreak, while horrible, is only a transient issue

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Week ending 22nd May 2020. - 26th May 2020

As you can see from the accompanying table, with the exception of Hong Kong and China, global equity markets rose strongly over the week – which more than recouped the previous week’s losses and clearly highlights the benefits of taking a long-term approach to investing.

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Week ending 15th May 2020. - 18th May 2020

It has been a volatile week for global equity markets. Although the overall tone was very much glass half empty, most equity markets headed into this weekend in a much more upbeat mood, as markets started to focus on the reopening of more countries and improving US consumer sentiment.

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Week ending 8th May 2020. - 11th May 2020

The major global equity markets ended the week in positive territory despite more economic data showing the economic damage being brought about by the coronavirus outbreak.

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