China Market Commentary: January 2021

China Market Commentary: January 2021   China Market Themes: Chinese markets fell by 15% from their January peaks. The unique Chinese system helped to manage the virus outbreak. Surprisingly many equity indices ended the year at higher levels than the start of the...

Market Commentary: December 2020

Market Commentary: December 2020   Global Market Themes: Global equities continue risk-on rally, despite resurgent COVID-19 Emerging Markets climb as commodities shine, Chinese GDP growth accelerates US markets shrug off election fall-out Extension of CARES Act...

Market Commentary: November 2020

Market Commentary: November 2020   Global Market Themes: Vaccine hopes and a Biden presidential victory spur global markets higher Dollar weakness, accommodative Federal Reserve Bank policy further boost Emerging Markets France goes ahead with digital taxation of US...

China Market Commentary: November 2020

Download the November 2020 China Market Commentary here In October, China’s economic recovery continued. During the National Day holiday – a popular travel time – the total number of domestic tourists reached 618 million, better than the 550 million expected....

Market Commentary: October 2020

Market Commentary: October 2020   Global Market Themes: Developed market equities underperform Emerging Market (EM) Chinese equities lead EM higher as China set to record positive economic growth in 2020 US GDP growth recovery threatened by a lack of agreement on...

The benefits of diversification revisited

Download PDF technical document here Introduction RisCura has often indicated the importance of diversification in portfolio construction. This view, whilst generally accepted for institutional investing by fiduciaries looking to exercise their duty of due skill, care...

Market Commentary: September 2020

Market Commentary: September 2020   Global Market Themes: Technology stocks’ rally interrupted as Softbank emerges as NASDAQ “whale” Heated first round of US presidential debates leaves investors fretting Uncertainty about further US fiscal stimulus European recovery...