What is driving 'extreme price swings' in equity markets?

clock
Matthew Benkendorf of Vontobel
Image:

Matthew Benkendorf of Vontobel

US equities began 2019 with a welcome respite, reversing course from their downward spiral in December 2018.

The S&P 500 index reached new historical highs in recent months, supported primarily by the Federal Reserve's more dovish accommodative policy, putting future US interest rate hikes on hold. Volatility:...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space

  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management

  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day

  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts

  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already an Investment Week
member?

Login

More on US

The pandemic has acted as a catalyst for biotech and health industries

Covid catalyses investment in biotech with 2022 set to be 'breakout' year

Tremendous potential, particularly in the spatial biology sector

clock 21 January 2022 • 4 min read
More companies will be needed to maintain a sustainable space ecosystem
UK

Seraphim Space trust CEO: Space companies face 'wave of consolidation'

Climate change companies to succeed

clock 17 January 2022 • 2 min read
Blue Whale's Stephen Yiu
US

Blue Whale's Yiu sells Amazon following 'immense' inflationary pressure

Stock 'violates' his investment thesis

Lauren Mason
clock 14 January 2022 • 2 min read
Trustpilot