Investment Updates

Regular investment updates and market views for private clients.

March 2020

Coronavirus Update | 25th March 2020

Both markets and events are continuing to move extraordinarily rapidly. On Tuesday, the US Congress essentially agreed to back a $2 trillion package to bail out the US economy which was well received by financial markets and saw the S&P 500 climb by 9%. Nonetheless, moves likes this do not normally mark the bottom of…

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Coronavirus Update | March 13th 2020

Yesterday, global stock markets endured their worst trading day since the 1987 crash. The FTSE 100 fell by 10% and the index has slumped by over 31% so far this year. Is this as bad as 2008? Certainly, the speed of the market adjustment is beginning to feel like the nadir of that crisis. However,…

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Coronavirus Update | March 11th 2020

Stock Market Falls 9th March Stock markets around the world have plunged today as the coronavirus spreads. Over the weekend, large parts of Italy’s industrial heartland were placed in quarantine and the oil price has slumped by 20%. The FTSE 100 has fallen by 6% this morning. The virus has now infected people in over…

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