Global shares fell -8.5% and -4.9% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Emerging markets were relative outperformers (only down -1.6%) with COVID-19 (a.k.a. coronavirus) outbreaks outside of China and their economic impact a driving concern for global share markets.
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The Key Q1 2020
If you have retired and think the days of reviewing your financial plans are over, think again. Now is the time to review your entire plan in-line with your new lifestyle and pay particular attention to any insurance cover in place.
Keeping In Touch March 2020 – Having enough in retirement
At some point you will retire. Many of us hope that is sooner, rather than later.
Market Wrap February 2020: Investor sentiment was mixed
Global shares were down -0.4% and were up 4.3% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Emerging markets were relative underperformers (up 0.1%) driven by coronavirus concerns over the impact on China.
Keeping In Touch February 2020 – Forty and Fabulous
If you are in your 40s and feeling like your financial fitness could do with an overhaul, then make 2020 the year to do it!
Market Wrap January 2020: Risk assets rose
Global shares were up 2.3% and were down -0.9% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Emerging markets enjoyed strong relative performance (up 3.4%).
Keeping In Touch January 2020 – New Year, New Job – What’s your resolutions?
New year is a great time for making lifestyle changes, however, for resolutions affecting your financial health, there’s often no better time than when starting a new job.
Market Wrap December 2019: Risk assets rose
Global shares were up 3.2% and 4.7% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively.
The Key Q4 2019
Strategies for dealing with market volatility. Market volatility can be a curse or a blessing. It all depends on how ready you are to deal with it.
Market Wrap November 2019: Risk assets rose
Global shares were up 1.8% and 0.4% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively.