Author Archive | Lisa Hudson-Peacock

MARKET COMMENTARY – May 2017

Global markets continued along their positive trend in May, despite continued political noise, slowing economic data and cooling commodity prices. Emerging market equities were again at the top of the performance pile, as asset flows into these markets reached their highest level since August 2016. In developed markets, the main event was the French election, […]

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Don’t let fear influence your investment decisions

By Alan Atkinson a Retail Business Analyst at Prudential As human beings we often allow our emotions to influence our decisions; why purchase the second-hand family car when you could be driving the latest piece of German engineering? While emotional decision-making isn’t necessarily always a bad thing, it can be highly detrimental when it comes […]

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MARKET COMMENTARY – April 2017

Markets continued their positive run in April; despite investors growing more wary of the global reflationary theme that has promoted gains since the Trump election in November last year. Emerging markets equities were once again out in front, delivering higher returns than their developed peers for the month. Positive sentiment fuelled by expectations of earnings […]

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