European Open Market Briefing – 09/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 9, 2018 by pawel@expandingweb.com In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Friday after another torrid day for Wall Street, with oil-related stocks leading the broad declines. The Nikkei finished down 2.3 percent at 21,382.62 bringing its weekly loss to 8.1 percent. The oil and coal sector was down 4.9 percent, while the mining sector shed 5.4 percent. Nissan Motor… View Article

Morning Update – 09/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 9, 2018 by pawel@expandingweb.com Morning all… More carnage on Wall St with the Dow sliding into the close to finish down over 1,000 points and the S&P don 3.75%. This sparked further selling across Asia with China down 7% at one stage and HK not far behind. The Nikkei closed don 2.3% and both Shanghai and HK have since… View Article

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

February 8, 2018 by pawel@expandingweb.com In European Equity Markets the pan-European STOXX 600 ended off around 1.6 percent, with all of Europe’s sectors posting declines. All major bourses closed in negative territory, with Germany’s DAX leading the losses, down more than 2.6 percent. Zurich Insurance pared almost all of its gains to end marginally lower after earnings beat expectations. Sticking with the sector, Swiss Re closed up around… View Article

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

February 8, 2018 by pawel@expandingweb.com 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 by pawel@expandingweb.com 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 by pawel@expandingweb.com 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 by pawel@expandingweb.com 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 by pawel@expandingweb.com 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