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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 - 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 - Nasdaq corrects on the back of rising bond yields
In this week’s market update: Nasdaq corrects as bond yields rise; the oil price tops $70 threatening more cost-push inflation; and the changing shape of the ongoing bull market.
Market Week Podcast - What can we expect from the Budget?
Fidelity’s Tom Stevenson looks at the week ahead as Rishi Sunak’s second Budget is staged against a nervous, inflationary backdrop for stock markets.
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.
Investment Outlook: what you’re asking us as 2021 begins
In this podcast Fidelity’s Ed Monk and Tom Stevenson discuss the questions investors have asked us on the year ahead in our latest Investment Outlook.
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.