European Open Market Briefing – 07/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 7, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index jumped to a near 26-year-high on Tuesday morning, as foreign investors piled in on expectations of strong earnings from Japan Inc., while Wall Street’s strength underpinned sentiment. The Nikkei index opened lower but later gained as much as 1.0 percent to 22,775.68 in morning trade, the highest level since… View Article

Morning Update – 07/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 7, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Yet another small move higher on Wall St where the S&P closed up 0.13% and the Nasdaq up 0.33% but it was the Nikkei that out-performed lat night closing up an impressive 1.73% and continues its constant march higher and is at its highest since Jan. 1992. Concerns over the clampdown in Saudi… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 06/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 6, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks ended the day in positive territory on Monday after a session in which promising euro zone economic data and rising oil prices failed to offset some earnings and corporate news disappointment. The pan-European STOXX 600 rose a little more than 0.1 percent to 396.59 points, within range of two-year highs. Energy company SBM Offshore… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 06/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 6, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index touched a 21-year high on Monday as strong gains in the mining sector and shares such as clothing company Fast Retailing Co offset banking sector weakness. The Nikkei was up 0.01 percent at the end of morning trade at 22,541.55, after rising as high as 22,644.68, its highest intraday… View Article

Morning Update – 06/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 6, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St finished in the green across the board Friday with the S&P closing up 0.3% and the Nasdaq up 0.74%. Asia had mixed results after China senior central banker warned of risks of higher leverage and debt within the Chinese economy. Whilst the Nikkei closed around unchanged as the JPY weakened, HK… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 04/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 4, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks crept higher on Friday on firmer tech stocks and carmakers, though gains were limited as earnings weighed on shares in French bank Societe Generale and Dutch telecoms firms Altice. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.2 percent, set for its second week of gains in a row, while Germany’s DAX hit a record high,… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 03/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 3, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index extended its strong rally to top a new 21-year peak on Thursday, ahead of a long weekend, with investors piling into miners and companies such as Honda Motor and Sony on robust earnings prospects. The Nikkei ended up 0.5 percent at 22,539.12 after reaching a high of 22,540.25, its… View Article

Morning Update – 03/11/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

November 3, 2017 by savi-admin Wall St had a rather mixed session with the S&P closing up marginally but the NASDAQ down marginally in what was a choppy day as Trump announced his new Fed Chair; Jerome Powell and markets digested the tax reform draft bill. This Fed Chair announcemnt had been leaked so the impact was minimal but we… View Article