Month: March 2020

Looking at the economic impact of Covid-19… 13.03.2020

Thursday panic selling… Thursday’s market behaviour was panicked and reflected the typical investor reaction to uncertainty at multiple levels. Investors indiscriminately sold the most liquid investments regardless of medium to long term fundamentals; selling everything they could rather than what they wanted.  What is the likely impact of Covid-19 on the economy? We do not …

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What happened on markets today? – 09.03.2020

Geopolitical factors hit the markets… The turn of events over the weekend have escalated the geopolitical uncertainties that have embraced the markets today with a drop of over 7% across European and US markets. Meanwhile, safe haven assets have rallied to new all time highs. Oil Price Collapse Ultimately Positive for Consumers… The collapse in …

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Markets react to coronavirus concerns – Update from Will de Baer – 24.02.20

In light of today’s global market movements, Will de Baer has written the below comment to give you a little more information on the drivers behind the moves and portfolio level activity should you receive any client questions… Background to market moves… Global equity markets had mostly shrugged off geopolitical concerns with the US markets …

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We are excited to welcome our new Investment Manager

It gives me great pleasure to introduce Will de Baer to the Investment team here at Casterbridge Wealth. Will joins the team as an Investment Manager working alongside Keith Edwards focusing on Bespoke portfolios. Will has worked in the finance industry since 1998 and is a ‘Chartered FCSI’ and ‘Chartered Wealth Manager’. Will has actively …

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