Looking back at last week’s long-expected correction (remember trees don’t grow to the sky, much like, markets don’t go up in a straight line forever!), I suspect there are a number of inexperienced market participants who have not only had their egos dented, but also likely to have suffered long-lasting damage to both their capital
Blair Campbell answers questions on the quarterly offshore market report and performance during Q4-2017 and the outlook for Q1 2018. Blair is a member of the MitonOptimal Investment Management team and a member of the MitonOptimal Investment Management Committee. Read the full written quarterly report by Shaun McDade.
There’s plenty of life in the old dog yet! Despite approaching its tenth year, the bull market in equities showed no signs of slowing during the quarter under review, as global indices recorded a succession of all-time highs against a backdrop of healthy corporate earnings growth and favourable economic conditions. Interest rate hikes and reduced
When I began my career in this industry, back in the mid-1980s, the investment world was a simple place. In terms of the information available to a budding portfolio manager, the height of cutting-edge sophistication was a small TV, tuned to BBC Ceefax (the world’s first teletext service) on which the latest figures for FTSE
Roeloff Horne discusses the global markets as we head in the Christmas break and the impact of the ANC election on the South African investment market. [Source: FMR101.3 – Lindsay Williams – December 18, 2017]
Economies need to set the right price This year has marked three anniversaries. The first was the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution. The second was the 30 year anniversary of the 1987 crash. The third was the 10 year anniversary of the financial crisis. Not that many people would be celebrating these anniversaries.