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Weekly Digest – 29 July 2019

  • US large-cap benchmarks again reached new highs
  • The International Monetary Fund further reduced its global growth outlook
  • Brent crude rallied 1.6%, ending the week at $63.5 per barrel
  • Gold prices fell 0.5% to $1418.7 an ounce

Weekly Digest – 01 July 2019

  • US and China agreed to restart trade talks during the G20 summit
  • The current US economic expansion is now the longest on record
  • Brent crude gained 2.1%, ending the week at $66.6 per barrel
  • Gold prices rose 1.1%, ending the week at $1409.6 per ounce

Weekly Digest – 24 June 2019

  • Dovish tilt by global major central banks led by the US Federal Reserve
  • Tensions rose between the US and Iran, resulting in a rally in global oil prices
  • Brent Crude rallied 5.1%, ending the week at $65.2 per barrel
  • Gold prices gained 3.5%, ending the week at $1394.3 per ounce

Weekly Digest – 17 June 2019

  • Global equity markets were relatively flat on the week
  • The US reached an agreement with Mexico to avoid tariffs
  • Brent crude fell 2.0%, ending the week at $62.0 per barrel
  • Gold prices remained relatively flat, up 0.3%, ending the week at $1347.2 per ounce

Weekly Digest – 5 August 2019

  • US Federal Reserve cut its rate by 25 basis points
  • Donald Trump announced a 10% tariff on $300bn of Chinese goods
  • Brent crude fell 4.7%, ending the week at $60.5 per barrel
  • Gold prices were flat ending the week at $1419.1 an ounce