European Close Market Briefing – 27/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 27, 2018 In European Equity Markets the pan-European Stoxx 600 closed provisionally higher by 1.16 percent with every sector moving into positive territory. Technology stocks were the top performers, up around 2 percent. French food retailer Casino Guichard rose more than 4 percent. The firm is joining forces with Amazon to take its groceries to Amazon Prime Now customers. The service will start this year… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 27/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 27, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets stocks rose on Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded on the first day of the trading week as China and the U.S. moved to ease trade tensions. In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 jumped 2.29 percent. Seoul’s Kospi also climbed, with the benchmark adding 0.67 percent even as index heavyweight Samsung Electronics slid 0.8 percent. That decline was offset by… View Article

Morning Update – 27/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 27, 2018 Morning all.. A very strong and convincing rally on Wall St has calmed nerves as many now suggest the Trade War threat was just that and will not be followed through on. The S&P closed up an impressive 2.7% and the NASDAQ was up 3.25%. There was a decent follow through in Asia with all… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 26/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 26, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks closed lower Monday, after the U.S. and several European Union nations expelled Russian diplomats in a show of solidarity with the U.K. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 0.77 percent lower, with most sectors and major bourses finishing in negative territory. Italian stocks were the standout fallers. Looking at individual stocks, Fresnillo jumped to the top of the European… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 26/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 26, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets stocks traded mostly lower on Monday, following a global sell-off late last week amid fears that rising tensions between the United States and China could lead to a full-blown trade war. In Australia, the benchmark ASX 200 was down 0.57 percent at 5,787.30 in afternoon trade. The heavily weighted financial sector was down 0.93 percent. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 retraced some of… View Article

Morning Update – 26/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 26, 2018 Morning all. Wall St had a rather nervous close Friday with the S&P down another 2% and many were holding their breath as Asia got going last night. In fact, it was a fairly calm session with the Nikkei finishing up 0.5%, having been down 1% earlier but the rest of Asia was mixed at… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 23/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 23, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks closed sharply lower on Friday, as heightened fears of a trade war shook global markets. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was down 0.8 percent. Europe’s autos led the losses, off by 2 percent amid escalating concerns of a tit-for-tat trade war. Next was a rare gainer on the Stoxx 600, jumping to… View Article