European Close Market Briefing – 15/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 15, 2018 In European Equity Markets indices finished Thursday’s trade on a relatively positive note, as investors delved through corporate earnings, while keeping an eye on market moves overseas. The pan-European ended trade up 0.53 percent provisionally, off session highs, while sectors closed mostly higher. The FTSE 100 rose 0.29 percent by the close, while France’s CAC 40 speed ahead, up 1.11 percent…. View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 15/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 15, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average rose significantly on Thursday as investors bought back recently-battered stocks after U.S. markets climbed overnight, shrugging off stronger-than-expected inflation data. The Nikkei advanced 1.6 percent to 21,497.83, after falling to a four-month low on Wednesday. All sectors but utility were in positive territory, with financial stocks and exporters outperforming, downplaying… View Article

Morning Update – 15/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 15, 2018 Morning all.. Interestingly yesterday on Wall St, stocks rallied strongly even as US yields rose steeply on better than expected inflation data and ignored some quite weak retail sales data with the S&P closing up 1.34% after a choppy start. Also, what was interesting that despite the rise in US yields the USD fell through… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 14/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 14, 2018 In European Equity Markets indices were near session highs at Wednesday’s close, as investors shrugged off concerns surrounding U.S. inflation data and cheered on positive corporate news. The pan-European Stoxx 600 finished up 1.07 percent, recovering from a sharp dip in afternoon trade. Sectors moved back into the black in late afternoon trade, with almost all… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 14/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 14, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average failed to maintain early gains on Wednesday, and hit a four-month low as investor sentiment remained shaky ahead of U.S. inflation data due later in the day. Nikkei average initially tracked gains on Wall Street shares to rise 0.6 percent but it quickly lost steam, falling as much as 0.9… View Article

Morning Update – 14/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 14, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St rallied into the close again with the S&P finally closing up 0.25% but it was far from a convincingly strong session with all indices lower for most of the session. In Asia we saw the strong JPY weighing on the Japanese stocks again with the Nikkei closing down 0.43% (had been… View Article

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