Monthly Archives: February 2021

Week ending 12 February 2021 market update


In what felt like a relatively quiet week with lower daily market movements than we have been experiencing recently, all of the major equity markets enjoyed steady growth last week.  The FTSE 100 index was boosted by a positive showing on Friday as the UK’s coronavirus R rate fell below 1 and better than expected economic data.  The UK economy dodged a double dip recession as the economy grew by 1% in the final quarter of 2020 […]

Week ending 12 February 2021 market update2021-02-16T14:30:32+00:00

Market Update – W/E January 22nd 2021 – A Mixed Week


Week ending 22 January 2021 market update

It was a mixed week for global equity markets last week.  In the UK, the FTSE 100 was down 0.6% as a combination of poor economic data and concerns of a longer-than-expected lockdown and harsher travel restrictions had an effect.  However, in the United States, the Dow Jones 30 registered its fifth positive week in six while the S&P 500 posted its third positive week in four. The Nasdaq advanced […]

Market Update – W/E January 22nd 2021 – A Mixed Week2021-02-02T09:54:36+00:00