RiverPeak Wealth Monthly Update for August 2021

Global Market Overview – August 2021 August has been a quiet, but good, month for markets, and 2021 continues to be a bumper year. Although the delta variant put some question marks over our social lives, markets aren’t really worried about it. As we’ve said before, all-time highs shouldn’t usually be a cause for celebration as markets should go up. However, this year, the S&P has already h...
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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Final 2020 Update Shortly after our last update, following a lacklustre period for share prices, it was announced on 6th November that Pfizer BioNTech’s vaccine was over 90% effective, prompting a rally in global equity markets.  This was led by the UK which rose 14.34% from 3rd November to 17th December outperforming the MSCI World index which rose 9.74%. (Source: FE Ana...
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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – 30th October 2020 Since our last update, the weather has turned distinctly autumnal, the clocks have gone back and a so-called “second wave” of virus infections appears to be taking hold across Europe. The UK is grappling with a multi-tiered system of coronavirus restrictions whilst France has just announced a second national lockdown.  Meanwhile, across the pond...
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