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31 Aug 2020

The More Things Change...

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically and swiftly changed our living routines and operating habits. Future gazers have opined on how much of our daily lives will change permanently. But Foord Singapore analyst JC…

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28 Jul 2020

Investing Through the Noise

Uncertainty levels always feel sky-high when financial markets suffer bouts of extreme stress. It is natural for people to lose confidence in their understanding of how things should work when paradigm shifts occur.…

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15 Jun 2020

The evolving politics of oil

There has been a seismic change in global oil markets, with potentially devastating long-term risks to the global economy and geopolitics. Portfolio manager and resources analyst MIKE TOWNSHEND looks at the politics…

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08 Apr 2020

Weathering the COVID-19 market rout

It is already old news that global equity markets fell precipitously in March on expectations that the COVID-19 pandemic would trigger a global recession. The S&P 500 Index in the US recorded its fastest-ever bear…

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11 Mar 2020

Current Market Volatility and Implications for Foord Investors

Panic reverberated across world markets on Monday, 9 March, fuelled by the spread outside of China of the Covid-19 virus, and the slump in oil prices following the all-out oil price war between Saudi Arabia and…

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06 Mar 2020

Markets in a Nutshell - COVID-19

Growing fears of a global COVID-19 pandemic dominated markets in February as partial quarantines and severe travel and supply-chain disruptions sapped world growth expectations. Global equities (-8.4% in US dollars)…

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