Author: Alicia Sims

26 February 2024
Nvidia Delivers; Japan finally hits a new high
Market Overview: Nvidia results seemed to take on the significance of some major macro-economic data release and the resultant move in global markets only confirmed ...
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14 February 2024
Gong Hei Faat Choy or Happy New Year in Cantonese    
Market Overview: A very happy Chinese New Year to you all, as we welcome in the Year of the Dragon, which I am told, is a much-revered symbol, representing power, ...
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12 February 2024
Introducing our new multi-currency Feeder Funds
Join Neil Browner, our Head of Fund Solutions at IDAD, as he guides you through the latest enhancements in our investment offerings with the introduction of our new ...
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5 February 2024
Central Bank updates, Job data and more Tech Earnings              
Market Overview: It was busy week on all fronts for the financial markets as we heard from the Central banks, got important economic updates and Big Tech earnings ...
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17 January 2024
Monthly Merricks – IS THE CONSENSUS ALWAYS WRONG?
To say that the consensus is always wrong is almost certainly untrue, but being among the consensus hasn’t exactly covered you in glory in recent times. Take the ...
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15 January 2024
Inflation persists, Japan soars
Markets last week:   Some markets were up a bit, some down a bit and then there was Japan, which had a storming week rising over 6% – more on that ...
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18 December 2023
End of year Market Commentary – J Powell Spikes the Punch Bowl
US : There was an air of quiet trepidation on Wednesday when J Powell stood before the lectern to deliver the thoughts of the Federal Reserve Committee on the ...
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11 December 2023
THE TRUMPETING ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM
Can The Forecasts For 2024 Be Any Worse Than They Were For 2023? It’s very much that time of year when every analyst’s crystal ball has been unpacked, polished, and ...
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6 December 2023
J Powell fails to keep financial conditions tight
After a tremendous November for both equities and bonds, December got off to a solid start, with yields backing down and equities for the most part heading higher. ...
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30 November 2023
IDAD’s Refined Growth Fund: A fund to watch!
Our Managing Director, Clive Moore and Portfolio Manager Tom McGrath attended Investment Week’s Funds to Watch Seminar where they guided delegates through ...
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27 November 2023
Global Thanksgiving
With Thanksgiving in the US now behind us, we have officially entered the run up to Christmas. Trees and decorations are going up and Bandaid is back on the radio. ...
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23 November 2023
The Santa Rally Continues  
There is already talk of a Santa rally, a reference to work done by Yale Hirsch a market analyst, who in the 1970s coined the phrase to describe the tendency of the ...
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