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Old face returns to Disney

In another muddling week for stocks, most markets edged higher as optimism over easing inflation offset concerns over rising Covid infections in China and downgrades to global economic growth forecasts.

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Markets slide amidst mixed signals

Last week was a muddling one for stocks as the news flow and economic data gave conflicting signals. Another cooler inflation report, the US Producer Price Index, initially provided tailwinds

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US inflation report sparks rally

Markets started the week on the back foot as another crisis in cryptocurrencies and disappointing earnings from Disney undermined sentiment. However, the release of the US inflation report for October

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A watershed moment

An often used financial market axiom, reputedly delivered by Mark Twain, states that ‘history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme’. Whilst the sharp gyrations and turbulence witnessed across financial

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Hawkish Federal Reserve ends 3-week rally

The run of three consecutive weekly gains came to an abrupt halt last week after the US Federal Reserve warned interest rates could go higher than markets expect as it

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Stocks shrug off big tech earnings setbacks

Markets moved higher for a third straight week despite some disappointing earnings reports from the biggest technology companies which wiped off hundred of billions of dollars from their valuations. The

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Budget u-turns spark turnaround for stocks

Markets endured another rollercoaster ride last week as concerns over inflation and political upheaval triggered more sharp gyrations between gains and losses. Despite the wild ride, most markets ended the

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Treading softly: Back into bonds

Executive Summary The UK government bond market has been thrust into the limelight of late, with almost constant (and constantly negative) media coverage. Uncertainties abound, fuelled by speculation over the

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US jobs report derails markets

Markets attempted to stage a recovery at the beginning of last week but escalating geopolitical tensions and another strong US jobs report sent them back into reverse. The blue-chip S&P