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Market Review March 2022

February saw the unwelcome Russian invasion of Ukraine, bringing war back to Europe for the first time in 30 years. Besides the ongoing unnecessary loss of life, the conflict has tragically displaced millions, causing one of the largest humanitarian crises in Europe in a generation.

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Ermin Fosse

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Market Review February 2022

The start of 2022 proved an eventful one, with markets adjusting to the evolving interest rate outlook. The backdrop favoured “value” as investors shied away and sold highly rated “growth” shares. This, as well as the buoyant oil price, meant that the FTSE 100 was a notable outperformer and one of the few stock markets globally to rise over the month, hitting a fresh pandemic high.

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Ermin Fosse

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Market Review January 2022

As the curtain fell on 2021 most stock markets posted strong gains, with European and UK indices leading the pack. In spite of some volatility in early December from uncertainty around omicron and speculation as to how governments would respond, a welcome Christmas rally ensued.

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Ermin Fosse

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