European Close Market Briefing – 23/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 23, 2018 In European Equity Markets indexes rose to new highs on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, while earnings updates were also in focus. Euro zone stocks reached their highest in a decade, with Germany’s DAX jumping to a fresh record of just over 13,596 points. The DAX ended 0.7 percent higher,… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 23/01/2018 – by A Lakhanpal

January 23, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average extended gains on Tuesday, rising to its highest level since November 1991. The Nikkei was last up 1.2 percent at 24,099.32 after touching 24,115.21. Automakers recorded gains in the morning: Toyota rose 0.87 percent, Honda jumped 1.86 percent and Mitsubishi Motors tacked on 2.51 percent. Technology names were also… View Article

Morning Update – 23/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 23, 2018 Morning all… Wall St finished in the green again with the S&P up 0.8% as it seems the shutdown has been sorted out. The Asian stocks also had a good session with the Nikkei closing up 1.3% and China up over 1% also. The yen rose initially after the Bank of Japan used more positive… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 22/10/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 22, 2018 In European Equity Markets indexes closed up by the end of Monday’s trade, as investors tried to shake off concerns surrounding the government shutdown in the U.S. The pan-European Stoxx 600 finished trade up 0.31 percent. On the sector front, travel and leisure stocks led the losses Monday, finishing down 0.75 percent, amid reports of a fixed-odds betting limit in Britain. London-listed… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 22/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 22, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japanese indexes were flat on Monday, with strength in securities and insurers offsetting falls in resources-related sectors including trading houses, steelmakers and shippers. The Nikkei index was flat at 23,816.33 and the broader Topix added 0.1 percent to 1,891.92. Nomura Holdings gained 0.7 percent, Daiwa Securities Group advanced 1.1 percent and T&D Holdings jumped… View Article

Morning Update – 22/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 22, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St managed to close slightly firmer even though the threat of a government shutdown loomed. The S&P closed up 0.44% but the shutdown in the US continues. Asian equities were mixed with the Nikkei more or less unchanged with the KOSPI down 0.7%. Equity markets have largely shrugged off America’s government shutdown… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 19/01/2018 – by A Lakhanpal

January 19, 2018 In European Equity Markets shares rose to highs not seen since 2008 as growing confidence in corporate earnings and in the strength of the global economy continued to fuel a bull market, which shrugged off fears of a possible U.S. government shutdown. The euro zone’s STOXX benchmark index closed up 0.73 percent at 402.95 points, its highest… View Article