Investor Insight 52, September 2017

August is traditionally the quiet month in investment markets as the northern hemisphere holiday season is at its peak.

That may be tradition but global news flow ensured that those traders on holiday would have constantly been looking at their iPhones as we saw news flow have an impact on markets over the month.

We have attempted to put into perspective what has gone on, and where markets are at the moment, as they have drifted sideways over August despite this period of higher than expected news flow.