ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - AUGUST 2022

Undoubtedly 2022 has been a challenging period for investors.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - JULY 2022

The returns from both equity and fixed income markets were negative over the last month.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - JUNE 2022

Reported inflation data remains at levels higher than that experienced for decades, but most recent reports are marginally below those for March.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - MAY 2022

Inflation rates have climbed further to multi-decade highs. In the United States consumer prices surged 8.5% from March 2021.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - APRIL 2022

The volume of economic and investment noise has amplified through March and it is increasingly important that investors place appropriate emphasis on developments that meaningfully impact portfolio performance over the medium term not just short-term factors.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - MARCH 2022

Investors experienced further declines in February as the three drivers of market weakness gathered strength.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - FEBRUARY 2022

Inflation is clearly evident in developed western economies. The United States has recorded an annual inflation rate of 7%, the highest in 39 years.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - DECEMBER 2021

The 2021 calendar year has been a year of desynchronization where the effects of Covid 19 have dominated and the economic responses to the virus have continued to reverberate.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - NOVEMBER 2021

Inflation reports globally indicate generally rising prices consistent with the monetary expansion undertaken in 2020.

ECONOMIC & INVESTMENT REPORT - OCTOBER 2021

There was no shortage of issues for investors to consider in September.