After December 2018, the weakest month for equity markets in almost a decade, January closed off as one of the better months in recent years. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, looks at the driving forces behind the equity, bond, currency and commodity markets in the first month of the year.
Equities performed very weakly in December, resulting in a year which posted a loss overall. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, takes stock of the previous month and the year 2018 in terms of the equity, bond, currency and commodity markets.
Marrakesh is not the only city in which a large UN Conference is held this month. The 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as the 24th Conference of the Parties or COP24, is set to come to a conclusion today.
The rise of blockchain technology and the subsequent spread of cryptocurrencies has fueled a debate on the disruptive potential of this technological innovation. could the implementation of this new technology in the business model of charitable organizations change the way we donate?
October once again lived up to its reputation as a dangerous month for equity markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, examines the causes and indicates the impact on the bond, foreign exchange and commodities markets.
Besides ‘traditional’ topics such as the trade conflict and Brexit, the currency depreciation raging in a number of emerging markets and the Italian budget saga defined the fortunes of equity, fixed-income and currency markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main trends of the month of September.