Friday Briefing: 2023 or 2022, again?

Friday Briefing

Eve Maddock-Jones
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2023 felt much like an echo of 2022, with continuing drama from several repeat customers (Home REIT and Woodford, to name a couple) and some of the same issues (property fund liquidity issues, fixed income and UK despondency), but there was also a cohort of new headline grabbers (NewGAMe and UK listings).

Distilling the past year in markets into one briefing is semi-impossible, but we'll do our darndest to try and run through it all. Deep breath in Skipping past January and February (which ended with the delisting of Home REIT shares) the global financial system was thrown into chaos with the simultaneous, but separate, collapse of Credit Suisse and Silicon Valley Bank. Friday Briefing: What next for Woodford investors? The drama started on Friday 10 March when Silicon Valley Bank collapsed, representing the second largest banking blow-up in US history, second only to 2008. Tha...

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