Monthly Market Commentary – April 2017

Christian von Canstein, 18 April 2017

Our April issue of Monthly Market Commentary provides a market review up until 31 March on the equity markets, credit spreads, nominal yields, UK inflation, real yields and a comment on inflation protection for pension schemes.

Welcome to the latest issue of our Monthly Market Commentary.

The April issue provides a market review up until 31 March on the following topics: 

  • Equity: Equities post moderate gains;
  • Credit: Credit spreads hardly move over the month;
  • Nominal Yields: Nominal gilt curve remains unchanged;
  • Inflation: UK CPI inflation increases to 2.3% and short-term expectations shoot up ;
  • Real Yields: Real yield curve steepens;
  • Comment: Inflation protection for pension schemes - what are the options?

 

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Christian von Canstein Associate Investment Consultant

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