Whitechurch Asset Views: August 2017
Stocks are jumping and the market is high (to paraphrase Ella Fitzgerald’s seasonal classic). After a slight blip in June, July saw investors shake off concerns over the potential for Central Bank tightening and global stockmarkets reverted to a sunny climate of positive returns and low volatility. The UK and most developed overseas markets posted steady gains, whilst Asia and Emerging Markets were the brightest spots, with some exceptional returns.
Read on for our review of the investment market place, political movements not withstanding.