Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – 29th May 2020 Whilst the UK has been gripped by the “Cummings and goings” of the Prime Minister’s chief advisor, global stock markets have been making steady progress, responding, it seems, to the easing of lockdown conditions around the world. The MSCI World index rose 7.13% in sterling terms over the […]

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – 15th May 2020 Another fortnight has passed and as one day in lockdown merges into another it is hard to pinpoint if anything material has changed despite no let-up in the daily flow of news.  There has, however, been a change in market direction with all equity indices, except for Japan, […]

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RiverPeak Wealth Monthly Update for May 2020

Global Market Overview The recovery which began towards the end of March extended into April with global markets posting positive returns across the board. The MSCI World index generated a return of 9.04% over the month.  The S&P 500 was the best performing market with a return of 10.87%. Following March’s rout, the FTSE 250 […]

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Coronavirus Update

In our last update, following a significant move upwards in global equity markets, we struck a note of caution. In the past fortnight stock markets have risen even further with the S&P 500 rising an astonishing 31.53% (in dollar terms) since the low on 23rd March (Source: FE Analytics as at 29/04/20). Meanwhile, there has […]

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RiverPeak Wealth Monthly Update for April 2020

Global Market Overview The sharp sell-off that began towards the end of February accelerated into March, as investors dramatically moved to ‘price in’ the increasing inevitability of a deep recession caused by the attempts of governments around the world to reduce the number of deaths from COVID-19. Volatility was exceptionally high and automatic circuit breakers […]

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