European Open Market Briefing – 08/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 8, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets indexes climbed on Thursday after last session’s rally stalled late in the trading day. Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.42 percent after closing barely in positive territory in the last session. Financials, automakers and manufacturers traded higher: Toyota rose 2.74 percent, Fanuc Manufacturing gained 3.96 percent and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group was up 1.12 percent. Technology… View Article

Morning Update – 08/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 8, 2018 Morning all.. Another wild and choppy session on Wall St with stocks falling into the close. The S&P gave up early gains to finish down 0.5% and the NASDAQ down 0.9%. Asian stocks recovered with the Nikkei closing up 1.1% but Shanghai took a knock as the China trade surplus halved on much higher imports…. View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 07/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 8, 2018 In European Equity Markets the pan-European Stoxx 600 closed at 2.06 percent, with all sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Oil and gas stocks were among the top performers, up more than 2.43 percent amid corporate earnings news. Statoil announced better-than-expected fourth-quarter results, marking the latest oil company to benefit from a rapidly improving environment for big energy firms. Shares… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 07/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 7, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japanese stocks pared early gains to end a notch higher in volatile trade on Wednesday, as investors stayed on guard for more losses in global equity markets after U.S. futures slipped. The Nikkei 225 share average ended 0.2 percent higher at 21,645.37, after climbing as high as 22,353.87 in early trade. Mining companies,… View Article

Morning Update – 07/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 7, 2018 Morning all.. Another wild ride for equities and Wall St was up and down like a lift but finally rallied into the close with the S&P up 1.75% and the Dow up 2.33%. However, after  a strong start, Asian markets retreated and the Nikkei finished up just 0.16% after being as high as 3% near… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 06/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 7, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks reduced some of their earlier losses in afternoon trade Tuesday after falling 3 percent in the early hours of the session. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 2.28 percent lower with every sector in the red. Banks and insurance stocks were among the most impacted by the sell-off, down by more than 2.7 percent for… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 06/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 6, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell over 5 percent to hit a near four-month low on Tuesday morning after Wall Street posted its worst decline in four years on fears about rising U.S. bond yields and potentially rising inflation. All of the Topix’s 33 sub-sectors were in the red, with insurance and exporter stocks,… View Article

Morning Update – 06/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 6, 2018 Morning all.. CARNAGE on Wall St as stocks drop into a black hole at one point. The S&P finally ended the session down 4% and the Dow down 1,175 points but at one point was down 1,500!!! Asia had a very bad night too with Nikkei down 4.7% and HK down 4.5%.. Serious risk off… View Article