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

European Close Market Briefing – 05/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 6, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks were down on Monday as growing inflation expectations and rising bond yields took their toll on equity markets. Europe’s STOXX 600 fell 1.6 percent to close at its lowest level since mid-November 2017. It was its sixth straight day of declines. All sectors were in the red on Monday, but the rise in… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 05/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 5, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell sharply on Monday as fear that U.S. inflation may be finally gathering pace pound global equities. The Nikkei fell 2.5 percent to 22,682.08, its biggest one-day decline since Nov 9, 2016, when it was down 5.4 percent after the shock U.S. election win of Donald Trump. The broader Topix fell 2.2 percent… View Article

Morning Update – 05/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 5, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a rather nasty wake-up call on Friday with the Dow down 666 points or 2.5% and the S&P down 2.1%. This as US yields picked again and US 10yr yields hit 2.86% overnight which weighed heavily on Asian stocks. The Nikkei closed down 2.55% and HK down over 1%. Australia’s… View Article

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

February 2, 2018 In European Equity Markets indexes closed lower on Friday afternoon as investors digested further earnings reports. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed Friday 1.38 percent lower with every sector trading in negative territory. The index recorded its biggest weekly loss since November 2016 mainly driven by banking stocks and higher yields. Deutsche Bank reported a net loss of about 497 million euros for… View Article

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

February 2, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Friday on weakness in most sectors, with banking stocks down on worries that domestic bond yields would be kept low after the central bank conducted a special bond purchase operation to curb rising yields. Kyocera Corp fell 6.6 percent and was the biggest negative contributor to the… View Article

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

February 2, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a mixed close with the Dow up 0.15% but the S&P and NASDAQ lower.. The Nikkei had a poor session after the BOJ increased purchases in Bond markets to push long term rates back to zero. Even Japan hasn’t been immune to the sell-off in global bonds that’s sent 10-year… View Article