European Open Market Briefing – 02/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 2, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Friday on weakness in most sectors, with banking stocks down on worries that domestic bond yields would be kept low after the central bank conducted a special bond purchase operation to curb rising yields. Kyocera Corp fell 6.6 percent and was the biggest negative contributor to the… View Article

Morning Update – 02/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 2, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a mixed close with the Dow up 0.15% but the S&P and NASDAQ lower.. The Nikkei had a poor session after the BOJ increased purchases in Bond markets to push long term rates back to zero. Even Japan hasn’t been immune to the sell-off in global bonds that’s sent 10-year… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 01/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 1, 2018 In European Equity Markets indexes closed lower Thursday, as investors reacted to a flurry of corporate earnings and monitored losses from Wall Street. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed down half a percent, with almost most sectors and major bourses in negative territory. Telecommunications stocks were among the worst performers, dragged down by Danish telecoms operator TDC. Shares of TDC fell toward the… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 01/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 1, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Thursday, rebounding from a six-day losing streak and pushing most sectors into positive territory, as a weaker yen and corporate earnings helped drive the benchmark index higher. The Nikkei gained 1.4 percent to 23,410.33, after declining for sixth straight sessions. Fujifilm Holdings jumped more than 13 percent after… View Article

Morning Update – 01/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 1, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St rallied again but was off the highs. The Dow helped by big beats in earnings forecasts for Boeing and others..The S&P closed up marginally but the Dow was up 0.3%. Stocks limped home after the FOMC came across hawkish. That took the USD higher and the rise in USDJPY helped take… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 31/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 1, 2018 In European Equity Markets indexes closed lower Wednesday on as investors digested corporate earnings and awaited the next policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 0.17 percent lower with business sectors pointing in different directions. While the French and German bourses ended Wednesday’s trade close to the flat line, the U.K. FTSE fell in afternoon trade to close 0.72… View Article