Williams Investment Management Financial Commentary

Financial Commentary – September 2021

Markets remain range bound. Central banks continue to emphasise support (or is it endless subsidy?) despite economies reopening. On the other hand, Covid flareups are still happening and while the Biden administration’s chief medical officer, Dr Anthony Fauci, made it clear he didn’t expect a return to lockdowns, he commented that “things are going to…

Williams Investment Management Financial Commentary

Financial Commentary – May 2021

Markets have remained strong, buoyed by vaccine programmes and potential paths out of lockdown assuming greater visibility. Having said that, with various geographical areas moving at different speeds and talk of third waves, there’s obviously a long way to go before anything resembling normality can resume. Economically, inflation and economic growth dominate discussion. Globally, growth…

Williams Investment Management Financial Commentary

Financial Commentary – April 2021

World markets have, belatedly, started to consider the return of that mythical beast, inflation. Long considered extinct by many, it’s a species whose DNA looks eminently capable of resurrection in the ubiquitous economic laboratory experiments now being undertaken by just about every government and central bank. Stock markets are directly affected by bond markets because…