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Markets’ wobbly week | Will pensions get less generous?
This week, it’s been a rough week for markets after fears that higher inflation could force central banks to raise interest rates sooner sparked a sharp reversal for share prices.
Market Week podcast - Earnings continue to outperform expectations
In this week’s market update: earnings continue to outperform expectations; commodities rise as economies re-open; and the dollar slides as the rest of the world catches up
Consumer staples: the stock market’s ‘middle child’
In this podcast Fidelity’s Ed Monk and Tom Stevenson discuss those companies that fit somewhere in the middle between growth and value stocks.
Market Week Podcast - Earnings season gets into full swing
Fidelity’s Tom Stevenson looks at the week ahead as earnings season gets into full swing and Brexit continues to squeeze trade in Europe.
Market Week Podcast - Is the stock market ready to pause for breath?
In this week’s market update: is the market ready to pause for breath; or will trillions of excess savings fuel an extended recovery?
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 - Inflation and rising bond yields in focus
In this week’s market update: inflation and rising bond yields remain the key focus; stimulus cheques are destined for the stock market; and it’s a big week for central banks.
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.