Weekly Market Summary.

Week ending 29th November 2019. - 2nd December 2019

It was another week of mixed trade messages. Global equity markets started the week on a positive note amid optimism that the first phase of a US/China trade deal would shortly be agreed after China said it would tighten intellectual property rules (this is what the US has been pushing for).

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Week ending 22nd November 2019 - 25th November 2019

US/China trade talks continued to dominate global equity market sentiment. The week started positively after it was signalled that the US and China were edging towards an initial trade agreement (phase 1), following constructive discussions between China’s Vice-Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

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Week ending 15th November 2019 - 18th November 2019

Global equities ended the week slightly higher despite the continuing unrest in Hong Kong and the start of the public hearings in Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, [...]

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Week ending 8th November 2019 - 11th November 2019

Positive news flow from US-China trade talks resulted in another positive week for global equity markets.

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Week ending 1st November 2019. - 4th November 2019

This week, central banks and politicians delivered few surprises allowing global equity markets to take direction from economic data and corporate results.

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Week ending 25th October 2019. - 28th October 2019

Global equities ended the week higher thanks to better than expected corporate results which highlighted that companies are weathering the slowing economic growth and trade dispute.

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Week ending 18th October 2019. - 21st October 2019

It felt like this day would never come, but Brexit may finally be here! However, everything depends on the outcome of tomorrow’s (Saturday 19 October 2019) Parliamentary session when MPs vote on the deal.

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Week ending 11th October 2019. - 14th October 2019

Sentiment going into this week’s US/China trade talks was negative after the US placed eight Chinese technology companies on a US blacklist and China stopped NBA (basketball) broadcasts.

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Week ending 4th October 2019. - 7th October 2019

Global equity markets declined at the start of the week after US ISM manufacturing PMI came in at 47.8 in September.

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Week ending 27th September 2019. - 30th September 2019

While it has been an interesting week watching the latest political turmoil unfold in both the UK and US, it should be noted that this is just a sideshow as the main driver for markets is still the US/China trade talks (as this impacts global economic growth and corporate profitability).

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