Imperium Capital Publication

Viewpoint – November 2021

The buoyant markets of October continued through most of November, taking several equity indices to new all-time highs, until news of the new Covid variant, Omicron, at the end of the month reverberated globally and sent equity markets into their sharpest one-day falls of 2021, pushing all major markets into negative territory for the month.

Global Matters Weekly – 13 December 2021

Staying the course

by Alex Harvey, CFA

Whilst investment is a different game altogether, similarities can be drawn between our industry and the Formula One season

Market Snapshot

  • Global equities rallied 3.3% last week
  • US inflation jumped 6.8% in 2021 to the highest level since 1982
  • Brent crude rallied 7.5% over the week to $75.2 a barrel
  • Gold was flat at $1782.8 per ounce

Global Matters Weekly – 06 December 2021

Death of the traditional retailer or just poor operators?

by Matt Connor

The last decade or so has seen traditional retail undergo a structural change.

Market Snapshot

  • Global equities fell -1.4% last week
  • Calls for fresh restrictions mounted across a range of countries, particularly around international travel
  • Brent crude fell -3.9% over the week to $69.9 a barrel
  • Gold fell -1.1% to $1783.3 per ounce.