Weekly Market Summary.

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Week ending 17th April 2020. - 20th April 2020

Most of the major global equity markets ended the week in positive territory. This may seem bemusing given the week’s grim economic data:  US job losses [...]

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Week ending 10th April 2020. - 14th April 2020

Given the level of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus, equity markets have recently tended to sell-off towards the end of the week.

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

Global equity markets closed lower today (Friday 3 April 2020), resulting in weekly declines: the FTSE-100 ended the week down 1.72%, while in the US the S&P 500 finished the week 2.08% lower.

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Week ending 27th March 2020. - 30th March 2020

Global equity markets rallied strongly this week on optimism that America’s $2tr fiscal stimulus will mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak. For example, in the US, the Dow Jones rose nearly 13%, while the broader S&P 500 index ended the week just over 10% higher after recording its strongest three-day advance since the 1930s

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Week ending 20th March 2020. - 23rd March 2020

This week global equity markets extended the previous week’s losses amid heightened coronavirus uncertainty.

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Week ending 13th March 2020. - 16th March 2020

With the global equity market volatility we have seen over the past three weeks, it isn’t surprising if you, like many of our clients, are worried – and I would like to reassure you that your portfolios are diversified across a variety of asset classes.

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Week ending 6th March 2020. - 9th March 2020

It has been a wild week for global equity markets. Equities initially rose sharply – the S&P 500 index, for example, rose 4.60% on Monday (2 March 2020) and 4.22% on Wednesday (4 March 2020).

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Week ending 28th February 2020. - 2nd March 2020

As the coronavirus spread beyond Asia, the sell-off in equity markets did as well, with the FTSE-100 falling just over 11% during the week, while in the US, the Dow Jones fell over 12.36% and the S&P 500 nearly 11.5% – the most since 2008.

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Week ending 21st February 2020. - 24th February 2020

Apple this week warned that production and Chinese demand will miss its targets due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Week ending 14th February 2020. - 17th February 2020

Most of the major equity markets extended last week’s rally, on hopes that the coronavirus outbreak is losing momentum.

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