European Open Market Briefing – 19/05/2017 – by A Lakhanpal

May 19, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index fell on Friday with investors unsettled by White House turmoil, although Takata Corp shares rose after four carmakers settled claims over the company’s airbag inflators. The Nikkei was down 0.25 percent at 19,507.52. The broader Topix fell 0.15 percent to 1,552.87 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 was down 0.1 percent… View Article

Morning Update – 19/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 19, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St bounced with the S&P closing up 0.37% as Comey suggested he was told to drop an investigation into Russian contacts with Trump but markets remain nervous into his testimony next week. In Asia the Nikkei was up 0.37% on the back of the bounce on Wall St and USDJPY but again… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 18/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 18, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks fell to two-week lows on Thursday as political upheaval in Washington D.C. continued to weigh, though deal-making activity and earnings updates kept the region’s outperformance against global peers intact. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.9 percent, while Germany’s DAX retreated 0.8 percent and Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 1.3 percent, extending Wednesday’s… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 18/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 18, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japanese stocks fell to 1-1/2-week lows on Thursday morning on worries that allegations against the U.S. President Donald Trump over his interference with a federal investigation would delay his efforts on tax cuts and economic stimulus. The Nikkei index lost 1.8 percent to 19,457.75 after falling to as low as 19,449.73, the… View Article

Morning Update – 18/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 18, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St had a wobble as Trump gets himself into deeper trouble and it looks like an independent investigation may be set up. (CNN: US Justice department to appoint a special prosecutor for the Russia probe; former FBI director Mueller named the special council for the Russia probe). S&P closed down 1.82%, the… View Article