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Market Week Podcast - US stock market hits record highs
In this week’s market update: new market records as America’s post-pandemic boom begins; Britain starts to re-open its economy; and Europe looks through the latest Covid wave.
Market Week Podcast - Shares enjoy their best 12 months since the 1930s
Fidelity’s Tom Stevenson looks at the week ahead as shares enjoy their best 12 months since the 1930s; but bonds are hit hard by inflation fears.
Market Week Podcast - Investors start to worry about inflation
Tom Stevenson looks at the week ahead as investors start to worry about inflation and the dark side of ESG investing comes under scrutiny.
Market Week Podcast - Retail investors take on Wall Street
In this week’s market update: there is no doubt about the big market story this week - the David and Goliath tale of retail investors taking on powerful Wall Street hedge funds and apparently winning - the first round at least.
Market Week Podcast - China's growth returns to pre-pandemic levels
Tom Stevenson looks at the week ahead for investors with all eyes on Biden’s inauguration, while China’s growth returns to pre-pandemic levels.
Market Week Podcast - Vaccine news continues to boost markets
Tom Stevenson looks at the week ahead as news of another vaccine boosts stock markets and Rishi Sunak spells out his spending priorities.
Market Week Podcast - Shares soar on vaccine hopes
Tom Stevenson looks at the week ahead as shares soar on vaccine hopes, Joe Biden becomes President-elect and Brexit talks enters a crucial week.
Market Week Podcast - Investors focus on a tight US election
In this week’s market update: the point of maximum uncertainty as investors focus on a tight US election, widespread lockdowns in Europe, volatile markets, central bank meetings and third quarter earnings season.
Market Week Podcast - All eyes on the US election and earnings season results
In this week’s market update: the last days before a watershed US Presidential election; earnings season serves up a torrent of big company results; and the first sign of whether the US economy bounced back in the third quarter.
Market Week Podcast - Q2 earnings beat expectations
In this week’s market update: stocks hold on as some evidence emerges of economic recovery and second quarter earnings beat expectations; high yield bonds complete their best month since 2011; and gold heads further into uncharted territory.
Market Week Podcast - Investors brace for second quarter earnings
In this week’s market update: Investors brace for the key second quarter earnings season; central bank meetings and economic announcements vie for attention in a busy week ahead; and markets prepare for life under Biden.
Market Week - Chinese share bounce on recovery hopes
In this week’s market update: Chinese shares bounce on recovery hopes; fresh economic data points to strong pent up demand; and Wall Street starts to price in a Biden presidency
Market Week - Shares end a remarkable quarter in nervous fashion
In this week’s market update: shares end a remarkable quarter in nervous fashion; while attention shifts as the second half gets under way to Brexit and the US election.
Market Week- Shares are heading for their best quarter in 10 years
In this week’s market update: shares are heading for their best quarter in ten years despite recent worries about both the pandemic and trade
Market Week - Shares rally as investors see the glass as half full
In this podcast Fidelity’s Tom Stevenson reviews the week ahead for global stockmarkets, which have rallied on the back of positive US job news.
Market Week: Markets shrug off trade wars and focus on recovery
In this week’s market update: markets shrug off US-China row and focus on Covid recovery hopes; Citi warns that markets are out of line with reality; and Brexit is back in focus.
Market Week: Shares continue to rally on lockdown easing hopes
In this week’s market update: Shares continue to rally on hopes for lockdown easing; investors focus on life after the crisis; and what did we learn from first quarter earnings?
On 25 May 2020 - Global markets rose on thin trading
The US market was closed on Monday for Memorial Day, while the UK market was shut for a Spring Bank holiday. European and Asian markets advanced in thin trading.
Market Week - Shares and oil rise as lockdowns start to ease
In this week’s market update: Shares and oil rise as lockdowns start to ease and gold hits a seven year high as inflation fears return