European Close Market Briefing – 13/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 14, 2018 In European Equity Markets indices  finished Tuesday’s trade on a relatively negative note, as caution continued to linger following the U.S.-led market sell-off last week. The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended the session down 0.6 percent, with most sectors moving into the red by the close. On the bourses front, the French CAC 40 slipped 0.6 percent, while Germany’s DAX fell 0.7 percent. The… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 13/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 13, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets indices advanced on Tuesday, after stateside indexes recorded their second day of gains following last week’s losses. In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.4 percent as markets resumed trade following a long weekend. Automakers traded mixed in the afternoon, with Toyota slipping 1.2 percent. Financials, which were in positive territory in the early going,… View Article

Morning Update – 13/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 13, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St recovered strongly with the S&P rising 1.4% and the Dow up 1.7% as dip buyers ruled the day. But there was a very disappointing Nikkei performance after a bright start on its return from the holiay and possibly on the back of a stronger JPY which just hit 108.00. The Nikkei… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 12/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 12, 2018 In European Equity Markets the pan-European STOXX 600 index closed up 1.1 percent, off session highs, while all major sectors posted solid gains. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 rose 1.1 percent by the close, while France’s CAC 40 jumped 1.2 percent and Germany’s DAX 1.4 percent. In peripheral markets, the only major index that fell into the red by the close was the Athens Stock… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 12/02/2018 – by A Lakhanpal

February 12, 2018 In Asina Equity Markets indices were mostly higher on Monday. Japanese markets were closed in observance of a public holiday. South Korea’s Kospi advanced 1.1 percent, with heavily weighted technology stocks higher in the morning. Samsung Electronics rebounded 2.6 percent and SK Hynix gained 0.4 percent. Financials also traded higher in the early going. Shipbuilders were mostly in negative territory,… View Article

Morning Update – 12/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 12, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St rallied into the Friday close with a 500 point rally in the Dow late in the session to end up higher by 1.38% and the S&P closed up 1.5%. This, plus the circuit breaking effect of the weekend has seen Asia stocks rise (Japan was closed for a holiday). Shares in Hong… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 09/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 9, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Friday after another torrid day for Wall Street, with oil-related stocks leading the broad declines. The Nikkei finished down 2.3 percent at 21,382.62 bringing its weekly loss to 8.1 percent. The oil and coal sector was down 4.9 percent, while the mining sector shed 5.4 percent. Nissan Motor… View Article