In May, tensions between the US and its trading partners reversed the upward trend seen in equity markets since the beginning of this year. Safe haven investments, in turn, gained ground. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, analyses last month’s events in the equity, bond, currency and commodities markets for you.
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.
After a turbulent start to the month - the trade dispute - the markets ended up in calmer waters. The equity markets were able to close July with clear profit in all regions. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, looks at the trends for the equity, bond and currency markets over the past month.
The resurgence of the trade dispute, central banks, Italy, OPEC, etc. - numerous events affected the market in June. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the implications for the equity, bond and currency markets over the past month.
While the objectives of the European Union have been revised upwards, some countries have lowered their expectations in order to have a more realistic chance of attaining their goals. This is in part because, to date, the results achieved in terms of fighting climate change have generally been disappointing.
May was an eventful month. It was not only the Italian political crisis that affected the equity, bond and foreign exchange markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main events of the past month.