Cambridge Weekly Update – 17th June 2019

Mixed messages After a good start, June has carried on in a positive way for investors. Over the past week stock markets consolidated their gains, while bond yields stopped falling. Following the rapid deterioration of US manufacturing data, a number of positive data...

Cambridge Weekly Update 10th June 2019

The return of the central bank put? Stock markets rallied on the hope that central banks’ reassuring comments will lead to monetary stimulus once again Are Woodford’s woes the death knell for active management? With deep knowledge of his investment...

Cambridge Weekly 7th May 2019

Central banks disappoint expectations Last week we wrote that stock markets faced being challenged by the decline of a number of stimulating aspects that had been regularly named as the drivers of the 2019 recovery. The most crucial one being central banks’ assurances...

Cambridge Weekly 23rd April 2019

Spring time from here? It is quite incredible how much investor sentiment has changed over the past 4 months. At Christmas, equity markets had suffered a decline from their September highs, which had many market commentators suggesting that the end of this prolonged...

Cambridge Weekly 15th April 2019

Brexit in-limbo aside sentiment is improving Even though our prediction that Brexit would neither happen on 29 March nor 12 April has turned into reality, there seems little point in celebrating. Yes, the immediate threat of a cycle-ending shock event to the...