Monthly Market Commentary – August 2016

10 August 2016

Welcome to our Monthly Market Commentary.

The August issue provides a market review up until 31 July on the following topics: 

  • Equity: Post referendum bull run continues;
  • Credit: Credit spreads drop as markets calm down after the referendum;
  • Nominal Yields: Gilt yields continue their sharp decline;
  • Inflation: Inflation rises by 0.5% over the month;
  • Real Yields: Real yields go further into negative territory;
  • Comment: A brave new world for the UK defined benefit pension schemes


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