Tag Archives: stockmarkets

What does the Coronavirus mean for investors?

Since the start of the year news headlines have heavily featured the outbreak of the coronavirus in China.  The virus has had the effect of stopping flights, slowing trade and prompted the building of a new hospital in record time. Epidemics like this can quickly unnerve investors and potentially affect […]

Equity Market Review 2018 – the importance of taking the long-term view

2018 marked a generally negative year for global equity markets.  Despite positive returns experienced in the first 3 quarters of the year the final quarter saw major global indices turn down, largely as a result of fears of trade disputes between US and China. The fourth quarter equity market decline […]

How to keep your head during Brexit induced investment market volatility

As the old Chinese curse has it: “May you live in interesting times”. With Brexit negotiations ongoing, it’s certainly interesting times in British politics, with likely consequences for investment markets.   There’s still a great deal of uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit. The anticipated ‘decisive vote’ has been postponed, […]