Investment opportunities in a post-Covid world

While the coronavirus is still very present in our daily lives, and the pandemic rages on around the world, there might be a light at the end of the tunnel. As vaccines begin to roll out around the world, it is likely that we will see a continued economic recovery, and the sectors that wereContinue reading “Investment opportunities in a post-Covid world”

A market outlook – FTSE 100, China A50 and Nasdaq

If 2020 held twists and turns for global financial markets, 2021 has not disappointed so far either. Despite the global recession and unemployment soaring, world stock markets ended 2020 up 13%, with indexes such as the S&P 500 reaching new highs. As we push into the new year, certain sectors and regions have retained theirContinue reading “A market outlook – FTSE 100, China A50 and Nasdaq”

Big banks kick off earnings season

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most volatile, unpredictable, and ultimately profitable in market history. Now, 2021 has begun and the world’s publicly traded companies will start sharing their earnings reports. Traditionally, the first sector to share its reports is the financial sector, and investors are eagerly awaiting theContinue reading “Big banks kick off earnings season”

Global shares follow UK lower as new virus strain sends jitters through markets

Global markets fell overnight, with shares in Asia following the US and UK lower, and only uncorrelated safe havens like gold holding firm, as a new, more virulent strain of the coronavirus takes hold. Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng both dipped (down 1% and 0.8% respectively), mimicking losses in the US and UKContinue reading “Global shares follow UK lower as new virus strain sends jitters through markets”

Markets up as US clears path for Moderna vaccine approval

European markets have opened positively this morning with Germany’s Dax leading the way up 1.6% as optimism creeps in surrounding vaccination and the prospect of US fiscal stimulus ahead of Central Bank meetings on both sides of the pond. Travel and leisure has also seen a bounce as well as better than expected numbers fromContinue reading “Markets up as US clears path for Moderna vaccine approval”

Weekly Stock Market Update: COVID-19 Continues to Unsettle Markets, Amazon Disrupts Health Sector

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The Nasdaq Stock Market saw some strong results last week from Fossil Inc. (FOSL), Puma Biotechnology Inc. (PBYI), Nikola Corp. (NKLA), HD Supply Holdings Inc. (HDS) and Bilibili (BILI). Fossil Inc. (FOSL) stocks soared +42.73% following news of strong e-commerce sales and growth in mainland China.Continue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: COVID-19 Continues to Unsettle Markets, Amazon Disrupts Health Sector”

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