Wyn Thomas - Axys Investment Management

Weekly Market Commentary 30th November 2018

THE END OF VOLATILITY?
This week the most notable headline came from Jerome Powell, the Chair of the US Federal Reserve, when he announced that he thought interest rates
were “just below neutral”. This apparent softening of stance has done wonders to soothe a jittery market, with US stocks rallying on the news. Whether
or not this is materially any different from previous statements and actually signals any change in policy is debatable, but it is definitely what the market
needed to hear. This might be the reassurance needed to put an end to the current period of volatility. Read more…