European Open Market Briefing – 18/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 18, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japanese stocks fell to 1-1/2-week lows on Thursday morning on worries that allegations against the U.S. President Donald Trump over his interference with a federal investigation would delay his efforts on tax cuts and economic stimulus. The Nikkei index lost 1.8 percent to 19,457.75 after falling to as low as 19,449.73, the… View Article

Morning Update – 18/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 18, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St had a wobble as Trump gets himself into deeper trouble and it looks like an independent investigation may be set up. (CNN: US Justice department to appoint a special prosecutor for the Russia probe; former FBI director Mueller named the special council for the Russia probe). S&P closed down 1.82%, the… View Article

Morning Update – 17/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 17, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St closed around unchanged as a rally into the close (again) calmed nerves after a poor start. However the USD and Yields were lower and in Asia stocks weakened. The Nikkei closing down 0.65% dragging USDJPY lower and aided and abetted by falling US yields as the 10yr traded below 2.3% last… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 16/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 16, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks finished with modest gains Monday, scoring a fillip from commodity stocks as oil and metals prices rose. The Stoxx Europe 600 index ended up 0.1 percent at 395.97. The oil-and-gas, basic-materials and financial sectors fared the best, but health-care, consumer-related and telecom stocks struggled. In the oil group, producers Tullow Oil PLC and Statoil ASA  ended… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 16/05/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 16, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks finished with modest gains Monday, scoring a fillip from commodity stocks as oil and metals prices rose. The Stoxx Europe 600 index ended up 0.1 percent at 395.97. The oil-and-gas, basic-materials and financial sectors fared the best, but health-care, consumer-related and telecom stocks struggled. In the oil group, producers Tullow Oil PLC and Statoil ASA  ended… View Article