Market Commentary – May 2022

Market Commentary – May 2022   GLOBAL MARKETS Bonds and equities fall on the back of higher inflationary pressures and continuation of the war in Ukraine Global economic outlook deteriorated as China toughened COVID-19 restrictions US MARKETS US Techs impacted...

Market Commentary April 2022

Market Commentary April 2022   GLOBAL MARKETS Global markets volatile as fears of Russia disrupting energy supplies caused energy prices to spike Spiralling living costs on higher inflation, looming rate rises, borrowing costs, led equity markets to seesaw   US...

Affinity Market Commentary – March 2022

Affinity Market Commentary – March 2022 GLOBAL MARKETS Global markets experience heightened volatility after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Markets sentiment driven by fears for how the war will develop, and the impact on energy prices, commodities US MARKETS...

Affinity Market Commentary – February 2022

Affinity Market Commentary – February 2022 GLOBAL MARKETS Global equities fell, led by a sell-off in US technology stocks UK equities delivered mixed results US MARKETS US equities fall, led by technology Stocks Fuelled by fears of expected higher US interest...

Affinity Market Commentary – January 2022

Affinity Market Commentary – January 2022 GLOBAL MARKETS Fed turns hawkish as elevated inflation persists Government bonds underperform corporate bonds as faster rate rises loom US MARKETS Fed prepares markets for tapering and rate rises Fed manages to avoid...

Affinity Market Commentary – December 2021

Affinity Market Commentary – December 2021 GLOBAL MARKETS New COVID-19 variant hurts both developed and emerging markets Oil & commodities fall, reversing earlier course US MARKETS Hawkish comments by the fed affect the marketsThe Federal Reserve’s Jerome...