Williams Investment Management Financial Commentary

Financial Commentary – April 2022

Ukraine continues to dominate headlines. As we write, it appears Russia’s initial tactics have failed and a combination of its frustration, incompetence and brutality hallmarks the next stage of this conflict. In 2000, the Chechen capital, Grozny, had suffered a greater degree of destruction than befell Dresden at the end of WWII, so Putin’s current…

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Just Williams – Episode 13

Hot off the press it’s episode 13 of the Just Williams Podcast. Williams Investment Management stockbroking partners Duncan Williams, Robert Ash and John Newsome field questions from host Ian Shuttleworth on a variety of topical subjects; the unfolding situation in Ukraine and the impact on investment markets the current state of the Bond Market, and…

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Just Williams – Episode 9

In episode 9 of the Just Williams Podcast, Williams Investment Management partners Duncan Williams and John Newsome discuss questions from Ian Shuttleworth on the following topics; Is there a good argument for an annual review of your investments Portfolio ‘rebalancing’ Making the case for continued investment in Oil Is it the right time to consider…

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Financial Commentary – January 2022

Another month, another Covid variant. To date, each new strain has caused less economic damage than its forerunner. Whether Omicron follows this pattern remains to be seen although anecdotal evidence suggests that while it appears more infectious, it is ultimately less dangerous to vulnerable patients. It is, of course, entirely predictable that the virus is…

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Financial Commentary – December 2021

Markets have shown little enthusiasm to break out of the narrow trading ranges established over recent months. The US Federal Reserve said it would begin tapering its monthly asset purchases to $105bn from $120bn, with another $15bn reduction this month. Note, it’s only reducing the amount of assets bought with resources conjured out of thin…