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

March 6, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets stocks rallied as concerns over a potential trade war faded on Tuesday, with gains in the region led by Japan’s benchmark Nikkei. Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped 2.14 percent. Exporters gained on the firmer dollar, with automakers, technology and manufacturers higher for the most part. Other large caps also recorded significant gains, with Fast Retailing up 3.03 percent. Over… View Article

Morning Update – 06/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 6, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a solid bounce after a strong recovery in Europe led by the DAX. S&P closed up 1.1% and all US indices were up over 1%. The recovery spilled over to Asia where the Nikkei closed up 1.8% with HK up over 2%. The rally seems based on opposition to Trumps… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 05/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 5, 2018 In European Equity Markets the pan-European STOXX 600 closed higher by 1.04 percent, with the majority of sectors posting strong gains. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 closed up 0.65 percent and France’s CAC 40 rose 0.6 percent, while Germany’s DAX closed 1.49 percent higher. During Monday’s session, the FTSE MIB fell more than 1 percent and entered correction levels, off some 10 percent from the highs it… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 05/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 5, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets stocks were lower on Monday as Chinese leaders headed into an annual parliament meeting while in Italy, exit poll projections indicated that no party is emerging with a clear majority in Sunday’s election. Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.97 percent in afternoon trade, while the Topix index was down 1.08 percent. Across the… View Article

Morning Update – 05/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 5, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St closed mixed with the Dow down 0.3%  but a late rally in S&P saw it close up 0.5%. It was a nervous session that saw stocks lower for most of the session in front of a nervous weekend that saw the German SDP ratify the German coalition but a mixed result… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 02/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 3, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks finished Friday’s session sharply lower after President Donald Trump announced upcoming tariffs on steel and aluminum, raising fears of a potential trade war. The pan-European STOXX 600 extended losses throughout the session, closing down 2.06 percent. On the week, the STOXX 600 fell 3.68 percent. All sectors closed sharply lower with many finishing the session down over… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 02/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 2, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets stocks declined on Friday, with steel producers and automaker names recording steep declines. The fall in regional markets tracked sharp losses on Wall Street following a tariff announcement from U.S. President Donald Trump. Nikkei 225 fell 479.33 points, or 2.18 percent. JFE Holdingsdeclined 2.86 percent, Nisshin Steel lost 2.34 percent and Kobe Steellost 2.68 percent. Automakers,… View Article

Morning Update – 02/03/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 2, 2018 Morning all… Wall St didn’t like the fact that Trump wants to impose steel and aluminium tariffs and the S&P ended the session 1.33% and the Dow down 1.68%. It was a similar issue in Asia with the Nikkei falling 2.5% and HK down 1.5%. There are concerns about what a potential trade war and… View Article