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

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

March 23, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets stocks fell on Friday, tracking sharp falls in U.S. and European stocks, which took a hit on fears of a potential trade war. In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 4.12 percent after earlier falling to its lowest levels in around five months. Major exporters were downbeat, with Toyota falling 3.17 percent and Sony losing 3.11… View Article

Morning Update – 23/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 23, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a terrible session and closed just off the day’s lows with the S&P falling 2.5%, the Dow down nearly 3% and the NASDAQ down 2.5%. This was a bad close and didn’t bode well for Asia and stocks there also took a hit with the Nikkei closing down a worrying… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 22/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 22, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks fell by Thursday’s close as traders reacted to weakness seen on Wall Street, policy announcements from central banks and concerns surrounding global trade. The pan-European STOXX 600 closed down 1.55 percent, off its session lows, while sectors all posted sharp declines by the end of trade. Technology was one of the worst performing sectors… View Article