Volatility returned to financial markets with a bang in the first quarter. After a strong positive start to the New Year, signs of rising inflation and a resulting shift in expectations over the trajectory of US interest rates prompted an abrupt turnaround in sentiment that left broad global equity benchmarks with negative returns over a
Quarterly Market Video Commentary Q1 – 2018. Shaun McDade answers questions on the performance of the markets during Q1-2018 and the short-term outlook for 2018. Shaun is the Managing Director of MitonOptimal Portfolio Management in Guernsey, Head of International Portfolio Management for the MitonOptimal group of companies and a member of the MitonOptimal Investment Management
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.
Guernsey is playing an important role in helping the financial services sector in London and the wider UK to prepare the industry to thrive once Britain leaves the European Union. Miles Celic, chief executive of TheCityUK, which has been working with Guernsey through a relationship with Guernsey Finance for the past year, told an audience
Shaun McDade discusses the global markets with Lindsay Williams and whether or not it is time to reduce the exposure to risk in certain portfolios, along with his thoughts on Bitcoin and the Aramco IPO. [FMR103.1 – Lindsay Williams – November 27, 2017]
Simon Sharrott, Director of MitonOptimal (Guernsey) and Portfolio Manager discusses the markets during Q3-2017 and the short-term outlook from an asset allocation perspective. You can also read more on our view of Q3-2017 in James Downie’s latest quarterly report, linked below. MitonOptimal Quarterly Review October 2017 on Vimeo