Quarterly Commentary Summer 2021

Global economic rebound from the pandemic sent stocks, bonds, and commodities soaring in the second quarter. Could a big jump in prices and the prospect of rising rates put a year-long rally at risk?


Quarterly Commentary Spring 2021

Vaccine rollouts and improving sentiment have prompted market rotation to start the year. With stretched stock valuations, turbulent bond markets, and flashes of inflation, how will reopening and recovery play out?


Quarterly Commentary Winter 2020

In 2020, a black swan disrupted the global economy, pushed macroeconomic policy to extremes, and spurred a growth rally that saw amateur investors handily beating the pros. How do markets sit as we enter a new year?


Quarterly Commentary Autumn 2020

As we hurtle through the final quarter of a very strange year, how are surging cases of COVID-19, rising political uncertainty, and major shifts in economic policy impacting investors and markets?


Quarterly Commentary Summer 2020

Markets have staged a remarkable recovery since their March lows. Now all eyes are on the global economy to catch up. With the virus under control and borders reopened last month, Europe should see economic activity pick up.


Quarterly Commentary Spring 2020

What will the post COVID-19 world look like? Pre-pandemic trends combined with large fiscal stimuli, increasing efficiency by working from home and many other factors will shape what changes lie ahead.


Quarterly Commentary Winter 2019

The US-China trade war, low interest rates, taxing US tech giants… Read all about it in our newly released quarterly commentary – including how the year-end snowy heights came straight at equity investors in a truly monster Santa Rally.


Quarterly Commentary Autumn 2019

Brexit, HK, Middle East, Trade Wars: Markets are being better behaved than the politicians.


Quarterly Commentary Summer 2019

More than the weather is heating up. The EU’s threat to Swiss independence makes China’s view on Hong Kong look benign, while Iran’s militarized response to US pressure and the US-China Trade War are moving even Brexit off the front page. The US bull market is now at an all-time high.


Quarterly Commentary Spring 2019

The Fed Chair, Jerome Powell, was expected to be more pragmatic than his predecessors Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke. He was leading the way by delivering four rate hikes in his eleven-month tenure. Enter the December 2018 sell-off.