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08 Oct 2020

Markets in a Nutshell - October 2020

Global equities retraced from a five-month rally that had been ignited by a robust recovery in many high frequency economic indicators. Worries that high unemployment levels and expiring stimulus measures could…

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15 Sep 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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08 Sep 2020

Markets in a Nutshell - September 2020

The global equity rally continued, recouping all losses suffered earlier this year. The US S&P 500 index surged to an all-time high, capping its best August in 36 years. A resurgent China led emerging markets higher…

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15 Aug 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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11 Aug 2020

Markets in a Nutshell - August 2020

Global equities continued their rally as earnings season produced better-than-feared results and hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine grew on promising early trial results. Emerging markets outperformed on dollar weakness…

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21 Jul 2020

Are we there yet?

On Foord International Fund’s 20th anniversary three years ago, portfolio manager BRIAN ARCESE analysed the fund’s performance across full market cycles. At the time of writing the prevailing market cycle was eight…

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