Monthly Archives: February 2018

IDEAS OF MARCH After 3 weeks of heightened volatility, there were still signs of nervousness last week, but only small aggregate moves.   There are a number of events in March, which could shape near ... more
GETTING COMFORTABLE Last week saw the steepest gains for equity markets in a number of years as around half the recent losses were recouped. This doesn’t necessarily mean investors have forgotten about higher inflation and ... more
GROWING PAINS After the volatility explosion of the past 2 weeks, which came after 2 years of market calm and serenity, it would be easy to get carried away. However, the outlook can really be ... more
We are very pleased to announce that Alex Pitro has joined Austen Morris Associates in the position of Consultant. Mr. Alex Pitro has been a part of the financial services industry for 4 years now ... more
Last Saturday I was up relatively early in the morning before my very large family awoke, quietly reflecting on how turbulent the financial services industry has been over the past 12 months, and enjoying the fact ... more
A LONG TIME COMING Every week this year, the equity market rally has changed – the acceleration in global growth has started to stimulate higher bond yields and energy prices, thus sowing potential headwinds. In ... more