Market Commentary: August 2021

Delta Infections Weighing on Growth ExpectationsFinancial markets were rattled in the past week by speculation that global recovery could lose momentum as the Delta variant spreads – just as central banks get ready to reduce support measures. Equities did climb in the UK and US on Friday as dip buyers resurfaced amid a surge in…

25.07.2021 Market Commentary

Market Commentary – Buy the dip? So after finishing last week on a depressing note focused on investor fatigue and the growing threat of the Delta variant, I wasn’t at all surprised to see markets stumbling on Monday, but I must confess surprise in how short-lived the wobble was, with markets finishing the week higher.…

Spotlight on… Ash Weston

Describe your position and what a typical day looks like for you.   I am the head of portfolio operations at 8AM. My role predominantly involves the successful mechanical operation of the model portfolios on fund platforms, keeping everything running correctly and working closely with our adviser partners on analysis and commentary.   I am…