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The COP26 moment of truth - 3rd November 2021   Just in case you missed it, the meeting of world leaders at COP26 in Glasgow – not to mention the rash of governmental announcements that are accompanying it – points to one massive,…

Market Update

Investment Update - 24th September 2021 Overview The pandemic caused a sharp downturn in 2020, but now the world is experiencing a somewhat unusual boom. Global economic growth has returned, and the initial market bounce, which was focused…

Market Update

Investment Update - 11th June 2021 What a difference a year makes.  2020 was a year of distortions in global markets, and wild swings in sentiment, from panic to euphoria.  In 2021, although many distortions persist, there are signs of a return…

Market Update

Investment Update - 24th February 2021 A year of extremes 2020 was a year of extremes, in markets, economics, and politics. The coronavirus rapidly evolved into a pandemic, which in turn caused a global economic crisis, and policymakers were…

Market Update

Investment Update - 6th November 2020 The global economy and markets Since our last update, it is fair to say that the investment environment has not changed significantly for the major economies and markets around the world.  Governments…

Market Update

Investment Update - 15th June 2020 The global economy Only a few months ago, the prospect of a global pandemic was not a serious threat, and the world had relatively little knowledge about coronavirus. Now, with immense global resources…