European Close Market Briefing – 08/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 8, 2018 In European Equity Markets the pan-European Stoxx 600 ended 1.07 percent higher with only Basic Resources and Retail sectors moving lower. On the other hand, food and beverage were up by more than 2 percent following some rating upgrades. Shares of Hugo Boss also fell 6.8 percent on its results day. The retailer said that it is cautious on its profit for… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 08/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 8, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets indices clawed back some gains on Thursday after sliding in the last session on trade-related fears. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.31 percent and the Topix was up 0.12 percent. The Topix Iron & Steel index rose 0.39 percent as steel producers mostly clung to gains. Kobe Steel rose 2.92 percent and JFE Holdings added… View Article

Morning Update – 08/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 8, 2018 Morning all… Wall St manged to recover all overnight losses in Futures as many still feel Trump is posturing and that Cohn can be replaced. S&P was unchanged and the NASDAQ closed up 0.3%. It was an extremely quiet Asian session with the Nikkei closing up 0.54% and HK up 1.4%. Many analysts suggest that… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 07/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 7, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks closed slightly higher Wednesday, after the resignation of President Donald Trump’s economic advisor and the European Union’s threat of tariffs on U.S. goods heightened fears of a global trade war. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 0.37 percent higher Wednesday, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Europe’s auto stocks were among the best performers,… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 07/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 7, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets stocks traded mostly lower in choppy Wednesday trade following news that a top Trump economic advisor had resigned. The Nikkei 225 slipped 0.67 percent, or 144.42 points. The iron and steel sector, which would likely be affected if recently announced tariffs were implemented by the Trump administration, traded lower by 1.96 percent. South Korea’s Kospi was off by… View Article

Morning Update – 07/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 7, 2018 Morning all.. While US stocks managed to close in the green, they have since slumped overnight as it seems Gary Cohn has resigned from the Whitehouse as Trumps senior adviser over the tariffs issue. He was seen as Wall St friendly and the hand of reason in an otherwise volatile administration. S&P futures are down… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 06/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 6, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks finished Tuesday’s session slightly higher, as investors tried to shrug off concerns surrounding a potential trade war and uncertainty following Italy’s election result. The pan-European STOXX 600 closed up 0.18 percent, off its session lows, with most of the region’s sectors ending flat or in the black. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 gained 0.51 percent by the close,… View Article