• Irish Residential Property Prices decreased 0.8% nationally and -1.8% in Dublin, despite the price of new dwellings rising 1.7% in the year to September 2020.
  • The global share market gained 0.4% for the week and is up 9% for the year while Bond markets held strong despite the traditionally equity-friendly ‘risk-on’ environment.
  • Science placed a bright light at the end of the tunnel for the world’s population and economies.

The U.S. Treasury clashed with the U.S. Federal Reserve over differing views on pandemic spending.