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May Market Commentary

Introduction Some of the numbers in the May Market commentary are simply staggering. Whether it’s Amazon’s profits or the ‘investment’ announced by President Biden. There was a time where the ‘standard unit’ of currency we talked about was a million. Company profits and valuations were measured in millions. Debt was in millions. If the pandemic […]

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How the markets have reacted to the 2020 US election

After a tumultuous election. Which saw some unexpected results such as. Georgia swinging in the Democrats’ favour and protests at polling stations which involved chants of both “Count the votes!” and “Stop the count!” The dust has begun to settle, somewhat. Many of President Trump’s series of lawsuits contesting results in states such as Wisconsin […]

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October Market Commentary

Introduction September was a difficult month for world stock markets. It was one of those rare months when none of the markets we report on managed to gain any ground as fears of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic sparked a global sell-off in shares. It was also another month of bickering as tensions […]