Market highlights: Week ending 12th February 2021

MARKET SUMMARY

Another week, another record high. All Stock Index’s climbed more than 1% over the week, with the S&P 500 recording its 10th record close of 2021 alone.

Positive earnings results continue to feed the upbeat market sentiment, with over 80% of reports beating…

Market highlights: Week ending 05th February 2021

MARKET SUMMARY

Markets recovered well this week, shaking off last week’s short-term pullback of -3.5%.

The S&P 500 closed out the week up 4.7%, while the tech-heavy NASDAQ finished up 6%, both hitting new record highs in the process. Optimism around a massive fiscal relief…

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