Forrester Boyd Wealth News May 2020

  • 29th May 2020

29 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened The market’s rally was stopped in the last hour of trading as US equities fell by 1% on the back of US/China tensions. US/China risks flare The main news story c...

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  • 28th May 2020

28 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened Despite a dip in markets caused by increased US/China tensions, US markets retained their buoyancy and rallied to close up almost 1.5%. With the rally yesterday, ...

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  • 27th May 2020

27 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened Global equities rallied yesterday as UK and US assets caught up with the gains they missed on Monday due to the Bank Holiday. US/China sours the mood The small fl...

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  • 26th May 2020

Why make a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Why make a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), I am fit and healthy, I don’t need one. We may be blessed with health, but this can change in a heartbeat as we have all come to experie...

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  • 26th May 2020

26 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened Yesterday was a quiet day for markets with the US and UK on holiday however with a void of bad news around the US/China relationship, indices rose. In many ways t...

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  • 22nd May 2020

22 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened Markets took a risk off tone yesterday and that has continued into today as Hong Kong stocks struggle from the news released from the National People’s Congress. ...

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  • 21st May 2020

21 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened Markets continued their path higher yesterday despite a near term escalation in US/China rhetoric. The rally was broad with almost all sectors being buoyed by the...

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  • 20th May 2020

20 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened Markets consolidated their gains from Monday though risk appetite did slightly falter later in the US session. The US ended down over 1% with the sell-off being b...

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  • 19th May 2020

19 May - update from our investment partner

What has happened Markets saw a strong surge yesterday as Moderna’s early stage trail success boosted sentiment. Risk sentiment was also buoyed by tentative signs of European solid...

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  • 18th May 2020

18 may - update from our investment partner

What has happened There were no meaningful escalations in the two big risks for markets this weekend: US/China tensions and a second wave of infections. In this void, markets have ...

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