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The Lowdown on Markets to 13th October 2017

World Markets at a Glance


In this week’s issue


  • Global equity markets are continually supported by loose central bank policy.
  • Central banks have become more hawkish in their language on future monetary policy.
  • History has taught us that financial assets react differently in a phase of tightening.
  • Wall Street’s equity benchmarks register new record highs on a wave of new euphoria.
  • Asian markets trade higher on Chinese data whilst Japan hits a twenty year high.
  • Whilst some global equity markets look stretched they could rally higher.


“Stock markets march on under a cloud of central bank uncertainty”


the lowdown



Peter Lowman, Chief Investment Office


Peter Lowman, Chief Investment Officer

Peter Lowman has been in investment management for over forty years and prior to becoming Chief Investment Officer for Investment Quorum, he worked within a larger asset managers, primarily as an Investment Director with Cazenove’s. He is responsible for the overall investment strategy for Investment Quorum clients and sits on the Investment Quorum Committee.

This article does not constitute specific advice and investors should bear in mind capital invested is not guaranteed. Investment Quorum is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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