MARKET COMMENTARY

MARKET COMMENTARY

This is where you can access our free investment research.  We use this section to publish our weekly view of investment markets. For older research see our Market View Archive

Our “Market View” provides weekly content including:

  • Our analysis on both the UK and US Stock markets, shown as weekly updated charts with Breadth and Momentum studies.
  • Risk Barometers for the US, Europe and Emerging Markets as a proxy to interpret how financial markets are pricing in risk.
  • A “Big Picture” shows how long-term Price Momentum is altering across a broad range of Bonds, Global Stockmarkets and Commodities.
  • An analysis of Stockmarket Sentiment readings taken from a range of sources including Private Investors, Financial Journalists, Financial Advisors and Investment Managers.

In addition to our Market View we add occasional blogs on topical issues which we think are important.

To view our recent research please click on the links below. For older research see our Market View Archive

Stocks flat after gains last week 150 150 Realm

Stocks flat after gains last week

Like US futures, UK and European stocks have held Friday’s gains this morning.

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Stocks higher ahead of US jobs data 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher ahead of US jobs data

The US April job report is due today with economists expecting that a million jobs will have been added last month. The report will be widely watched as an indicator of economic recovery.

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Stocks up a little ahead of BoE decision 150 150 Realm

Stocks up a little ahead of BoE decision

The Bank of England will announce its latest monetary policy decision. with no change expected

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Stocks bounce back after falls on Tuesday 150 150 Realm

Stocks bounce back after falls on Tuesday

UK and European markets are bouncing back this morning after a weak day yesterday, particularly for technology stocks.

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China PMI data weighs on sentiment 150 150 Realm

China PMI data weighs on sentiment

UK and European stocks had a muted open this morning after Chinese PMI data indicating a larger-than-expected slowdown weighed on sentiment.

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Markets digesting Fed announcement and earnings 150 150 Realm

Markets digesting Fed announcement and earnings

US Federal Reserve kept interest rates close to zero and the rate of monthly asset purchases at $120 billion. Fed chair Jerome Powell said that now was not the time to be making changes.

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