Ten minutes with our new starter Carole Herpin
21 Mar 2017
What brought you to FWD Research?
Could you share a few highlights of your CV?
What’s the most surprising qualification on your CV?
What was the most important thing you learnt in your previous job role?
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 20 MARCH 2017
20 Mar 2017
As widely expected, the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates but appeared to be less hawkish than many had feared about the path of future interest rate rises.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 13 MARCH 2017
13 Mar 2017
Stronger-than-expected US jobs growth and more hawkish comments from the European Central Bank caused bond yields to rise.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 06 MARCH 2017
06 Mar 2017
Bonds sold off as the chance of an increase in US interest rates rose sharply over the week, fuelled by comments from Fed chair Janet Yellen.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2017
14 Feb 2017
Global stocks rallied, helped by optimism over corporate earnings, strong trade data from China and President Trump’s promise of a “phenomenal” announcement on taxes during the next few weeks.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2017
06 Feb 2017
Global equities ended the week little changed or slightly lower. In contrast, global bonds rallied, boosted by hopes that the US Federal Reserve would adopt a ‘wait and see’ attitude to raising rates after the latest employment data.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 30 JANUARY 2016
30 Jan 2017
His first week as president, Donald Trump signed a draft of executive orders, including the US’s withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership, the approval of new controversial oil pipelines and the mandating of US-made steel
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 23 JANUARY 2016
23 Jan 2017
In a week when Donald Trump became president of the US, both global stockmarkets and bonds retreated.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 16 JANUARY 2017
16 Jan 2017
The Trump rally showed signs of abating, with equity markets treading water while the US dollar retreated slightly. In contrast, bonds initially rallied before selling off amid profit taking.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 3 JANUARY 2017
03 Jan 2017
Global stockmarkets ended 2016 on a strong note, while global bond yields retreated from their recent peaks.