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22 Jul 2024

Investors turn to value and small-cap stocks

The major U.S. indexes ended mixed this week, while small-cap and value stocks benefited from a large-scale rotation out of large-cap growth ones.

Investors turn to value and small-cap stocks

15 Jul 2024

Week in Review: Investors Hopeful as Inflation Expectations Dial Back

In June, US consumer prices fell for the first time in four years due to lower gasoline prices and moderating rents, signalling disinflationary pressures.

Week in Review: Investors Hopeful as Inflation Expectations Dial Back

8 Jul 2024

Week in Review: UK’s Labour wins big

Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party won a resounding victory in the UK’s general election, ending 14-years of turbulent Conservative rule.

Week in Review: UK’s Labour wins big

1 Jul 2024

Week in Review: GNU – The Wildebeest of SA Politics

The wildebeest, also known as the gnu (pronounced "NOO"), is often referred to in the South African wildlife community as a "spare parts animal".

Week in Review: GNU – The Wildebeest of SA Politics

24 Jun 2024

Week in Review: Markets Hold Strong Amid Mixed Data

U.S. markets recorded modest gains last week despite a shortened trading session due to the Juneteenth holiday closure.

Week in Review: Markets Hold Strong Amid Mixed Data

18 Jun 2024

Week in Review: ANC, DA & IFP sign agreement to form national government

Throughout Friday, the ANC/DA/IFP Government of National Unity (GNU) secured control of the country’s key legislatures.

Week in Review: ANC, DA & IFP sign agreement to form national government

10 Jun 2024

Week in Review: ECB Makes Historic Independent Rate Cut

U.S. manufacturing activity declined for the second consecutive month in May, driven by the sharpest drop in new goods orders in nearly two years and an unexpected decrease in construction spending the previous month.

Week in Review: ECB Makes Historic Independent Rate Cut

3 Jun 2024

Week in Review: ANC loses 30-year majority

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) announced that the majority of the 27.7 million registered South Africans showed up in their numbers to mark their ballots on Wednesday.

Week in Review: ANC loses 30-year majority

27 May 2024

Week in Review: Nvidia Closes Out U.S. Earnings Season with a Beat

U.S. stock markets ended the week mixed, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average recording its biggest weekly loss since early April, down 2,33%, while the NASDAQ Composite continued to march higher into record territory.

Week in Review: Nvidia Closes Out U.S. Earnings Season with a Beat

23 May 2024

Carrick Investment Services Evolves into Carrick Catalyst

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Carrick Investment Services Evolves into Carrick Catalyst

20 May 2024

Week in Review: Resurging Inflation Concerns Subside

This week, investors remained closely attuned to Wednesday’s U.S. inflation report for April, which revealed figures largely in line with or slightly below expectations.

Week in Review: Resurging Inflation Concerns Subside

13 May 2024

Week in Review: UK Economy Bounces Back

In the US, initial filings for unemployment benefits have surged to their highest level since late August 2023, suggesting a potential shift in what has otherwise been a robust labour market.

Week in Review: UK Economy Bounces Back

6 May 2024

Week in Review: Fed Rate Hike Fears Fade

Ahead of Wednesday’s press conference following the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, markets anticipated a hawkish response due to recent higher-than-expected inflation figures.

Week in Review: Fed Rate Hike Fears Fade

29 Apr 2024

Week in Review: US Growth and Inflation

The Commerce Department’s advanced GDP print released on Thursday showed the U.S. economy grew 1.6% in the January-through-March period (Q1) of 2024, much weaker than was expected and the slowest pace of growth in nearly two years.

Week in Review: US Growth and Inflation

22 Apr 2024

Week in Review: Higher-for-Longer U.S. Interest Rates

U.S. equities saw their third consecutive week of losses, influenced by concerns over Middle East tensions and enduring high U.S. interest rates.

Week in Review: Higher-for-Longer U.S. Interest Rates

15 Apr 2024

Week in Review: Elevated U.S. CPI and Escalating Debt Levels in China

U.S. stock markets saw a decline for last week due to increased concerns about conflict in the Middle East and ongoing inflation worries, leading to higher long-term Treasury yields.

Week in Review: Elevated U.S. CPI and Escalating Debt Levels in China

8 Apr 2024

Week in Review: Strong Hiring and Manufacturing Growth in March

In March, U.S. employers surpassed expectations by hiring a significantly larger number of workers and increased wages.

Week in Review: Strong Hiring and Manufacturing Growth in March

1 Apr 2024

Week in Review: Robust End for the U.S. Economy in 2023

The U.S. economy exceeded expectations in the final quarter of 2023, with a revised annual growth rate of 3.4%, up from the previous estimate of 3.2%.

Week in Review: Robust End for the U.S. Economy in 2023

25 Mar 2024

Week in Review: Central Bank Takes Centre Stage

All three major U.S. indices moved higher last week, with the S&P 500 gaining 2.3%.

Week in Review: Central Bank Takes Centre Stage

18 Mar 2024

Week in Review: Markets Await Central Bank Decisions

Financial markets got off to a quiet start last week, as investors awaited the release of the U.S. consumer inflation data on Tuesday.

Week in Review: Markets Await Central Bank Decisions
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