Intermediary Insights

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25th October 2021

Intermediaries | Strong US Earnings Helps S&P Hits New Record

By Kieran O’Connor

A spate of positive earnings surprises in the US helped push the S&P500 to yet another record level last week.

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21st October 2021

Intermediaries | Equity Markets Rally Despite Persistent Supply Chain Issues

By Kieran O’Connor

Global equity markets posted strong weekly gains last week despite supply chain bottlenecks

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11th October 2021

Intermediaries | Gas Price Surge Adds To Eurozone Inflation Fears

By Kieran O’Connor

Gas prices jumped to record levels in the Eurozone last week, hit by the dual impact of elevated demand and lower suppli

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11th October 2021

Intermediaries | Global Equities Retreat On Stagflation Fears

By Kieran O’Connor

Global equity markets faced heavy selling pressure last week with investors concerned by the prospects of weaker economi

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29th September 2021

Intermediaries | Fed Rate Expectations Lift Sovereign Yields

By Kieran O’Connor

Sovereign yields rallied on both sides of the Atlantic as investors reassessed the likely timing of interest rates in th

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21st September 2021

Intermediaries | Chinese Stocks Slip Further on Weak Data and Evergrande Concerns

By Ben Stoves

Stocks in China fell sharply for the week amid weak economic data

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14th September 2021

Intermediaries | Japanese Equities Push Higher On Fiscal Stimulus Hopes

By Kieran O’Connor

Japanese equity markets extended their recent gains as expectations of a significant stimulus package lifted investor op

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8th September 2021

Intermediaries | Inflation Concerns Rise As US Wage Growth Gathers Momentum

By Kieran O’Connor

US wage growth picked up the pace during August despite the latest jobs report revealing a sharp slowdown in the rate of

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31st August 2021

Intermediaries | Markets Shake Off COVID Concerns On Strong Economic Data

By Kieran O’Connor

Global markets bounced back from the prior week’s weakness

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24th August 2021

Intermediaries | China Slowdown Fears Spark Market Retreat

By Kieran O’Connor

Global equity markets pulled back sharply last week

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16th August 2021

Intermediaries | US Inflation Remains at 5.4% as Senate Passes Infrastructure Bill

By Kieran O’Connor

US inflation held firm at 5.4% last month, the joint highest for 13 years.

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9th August 2021

Intermediaries | US Jobs Data Impresses as Unemployment Falls Sharply

Friday’s US Labour Market Report was the standout macro data release from last week.

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