Market Commentary

August Market Commentary

By James Tucker on August 5, 2019 Gold hit a six-year high as nervous investors looked for alternatives to stock markets. The IMF cut global growth forecasts… Read More

July Market Commentary

By James Tucker on July 3, 2019 Introduction Many of you will know the old stock market adage: ‘Sell in May and go away, and come… Read More

June Market Commentary

By James Tucker on June 4, 2019 Introduction May was a relatively quiet month, virtually nothing of any importance happened at all. Well, apart from the European… Read More

May Market Commentary

By James Tucker on May 8, 2019 Introduction First the good news. None of the leading world stock markets on which we report in this Bulletin… Read More

April Market Commentary

By James Tucker on April 2, 2019   Introduction We have commented before on the difficulty of ‘hitting a moving target.’ Sometimes in writing this commentary… Read More

March Market Commentary

By James Tucker on March 5, 2019 Introduction February was another month when all the important news seem to happen in the last week of the… Read More

February Market Commentary

By James Tucker on February 4, 2019 Introduction The story of the US/China trade dispute was a thread running through much of last year. Some progress was… Read More

January Market Commentary

By James Tucker on January 8, 2019     A quiet wind down to Christmas? Everyone leaving their offices early and not much happening in the second… Read More

December Market Commentary

By James Tucker on December 17, 2018 Introduction It is always difficult writing a report like this, as you are always trying to ‘hit a moving target.’… Read More

November Market Commentary

By James Tucker on December 17, 2018 November Market Commentary Introduction October was, to put it mildly, an eventful month. It was a month which saw… Read More