Insights

12 April 2024
Q1 2024 Review
After a shaky start in January, equity markets regained the mojo they finished last year with, and it ended up being a very good first quarter of 2024 for risk ...
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8 April 2024
Job data sends yields higher; a new guide to the Gold Price
Oil Price Troubles Investors Market Overview: It was a choppy start to the second quarter as heightened tensions in the Middle East drove the Oil price higher and a ...
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3 April 2024
Markets drift up in shortened Easter week
Market Overview: It was a relatively quiet week for both equities and bonds, with most markets shutting early for Easter, but the US did register another new high ...
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25 March 2024
Bull Market Remains High
Market Overview: After a couple of flattish weeks, equities regained momentum and the bull market rumbled higher. New highs were achieved in the US, Japan and Europe ...
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20 March 2024
US Equity Market Stalls; Bond Yields Rise
Market Overview: The vertiginous climb of the US stock market that began on October 27, 2023, appears to be plateauing as the S&P 500 fell for the second week ...
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1 March 2024
Monthly Merricks – It’s Not Just The Magnificent 7:
It’s Not Just The Magnificent 7: You’d be forgiven for thinking that there were only 7 stocks in the entire world that were worthy of investment, such has been the ...
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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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