Morning Update – 20/06/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 20, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St closed lower but off the lows with the S&P closing down 0.4% and the NASDAQ was down just 0.28%. But the Dow fell 1.15% as large caps took a knock. Asia rebounded with the Nikkei up 1.28% and it seems Chinese stocks got a boost from what some suggested was official help… View Article

Morning Update – 19/06/18 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 19, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St recovered well from weakness Monday night as US investors bought the dip again, especially in tech stocks and the S&P managed to close down just 0.2% and the NASDAQ was unchanged by the close. BUT risk aversion dominated overnight again as Trump asks his team to examine another $200bln worth of… View Article

Morning Update – 18/06/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 18, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a mixed but generally weaker session Friday with all indices closing marginally lower and it was a quiet session in Asia too as markets in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan were closed for a public holiday but the Nikkei slid 0.75% as shares across Asia have concerns over a growing… View Article

Morning Update – 14/06/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 14, 2018 Morning all.. Very mixed reactions to the FOMC statement and rate hike. The dollar bounced but then fell as did Wall St which saw the S&P finally close down 0.4%. Asia fell further with the Nikkei down 0.88% after the BoJ tapered bond purchases again. Key Chinese data painted a picture of a softening economy,… View Article

Morning Update – 13/06/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 13, 2018 Morning all.. It was a very quiet session yesterday in most markets and Wall St especially so. The S&P managed to close marginally in the green with the Dow marginally lower. However, the tech sector did better, led by Twitter and finished the session up 0.57%. Asia-Pacific equities apart from the Nike, edged lower while… View Article

Morning Update – 11/06/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 11, 2018 Morning all.. After a weak start on fears over trade and EM vulnerability, US stocks turned and rallied into the afternoon with the S&P closing up 0.3% after there was a bounce seen in Brazil after central bank intervention in rates. This seemed to calm nerves and risk assets reversed all losses from the morning… View Article