Commentary: Trump Card

November 2016 Commentary: Trump Card   Heading into last nights’ election, most were prepared to awake to headlines heralding the 45th President of the United States, Hillary Clinton. All major polls and pundits showed former Secretary Clinton likely to win the election by various margins;…

The Monthly – November, 2016

November 2016 The Monthly   With this commentary, we plan to communicate with you every month about our thoughts on the markets, some snap-shots of metrics, a section on behavioural investing and finally an update on some of the people at MacNicol & Associates Asset…

The Daily – November, 2nd 2016

November, 2nd 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS European shares fell for an eighth day, intensifying a global selloff, as a gauge of market turmoil posted its longest jump since 2011. U.S. stock-index futures retreated, indicating equities will extend losses into a seventh day, as investors…

The Daily – November, 1st 2016

November, 1st 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS Bank of Japan and the Reserve Bank of Australia decided to leave rates unchanged (CNN Money) Bank of England announced Mark Carney will stay in his role until 2019 (CNN Money) U.S. stock-index futures rose, after an unexpected…

The Daily – October, 31st 2016

October, 31st 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS U.S. stock-index futures were little changed after equities slid to a six-week low, as investors prepared for this week’s Federal Reserve meeting and the final days of the presidential race. The pound is the world’s worst-performing currency this month,…

The Daily – October, 28th 2016

October, 28th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS   The yen is set for its biggest monthly loss since May amid speculation the Bank of Japan will maintain monetary stimulus as the Federal Reserve prepares to raise interest rates for the first time since December. Russia…

The Daily – October, 25th 2016

October, 25th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS     Asian stocks climbed after U.S. economic data generated optimism about the health of the world’s largest economy, while Japan’s Topix index rose as the yen weakened against the dollar. European stocks were little changed…

The Daily – October, 24th 2016

October, 24th 2016 Daily Market Commentary   ECONOMIC NEWS   European shares headed for a three-week high as banks surged and Royal Philips NV reported higher earnings. The earnings season is gathering steam, with more than 100 Stoxx 600 companies scheduled to report this week. Asian stocks climbed as…

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