The chart demonstrates the vast disparities in wealth per adult across the world. North America and Europe hold 65% of the world’s wealth, whilst only accounting for 18% of the world’s adult population.
Government bond yields in most advanced economies reached record lows this week, with ten year German bond yields entering negative territory for the first time ever.
Tomorrow morning, the preliminary estimate for UK fourth quarter GDP growth will be announced, and we'll get a first impression of annual growth for 2015.
While we've been away over the Christmas break, global stock markets suffered another shock, which once again originated in China.