US stock markets hit all-time highs again last week, led by the tech-focused Nasdaq. European markets were also slightly higher. It was a stronger week for Asian and emerging markets, with China gaining 1.7% and Japan’s Nikkei 225 rising 5.4%.
Equity markets were rattled by fears of diminishing central bank support and increasing regulatory pressure, while bond markets remained calm. This week brings the Jackson Hole Symposium, where the world’s central bankers will discuss the continuing pathway out of the global pandemic.
A fund of funds that aims to achieve a return for investors over the medium to long term based on a combination of capital growth and income, and with a medium to high volatility level through exposure to a diversified range of asset classes.