European Open Market Briefing – 25/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 25, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell to a near two-week low on Thursday as a stronger yen hurt exporters, although firmer oil prices pulled up oil and mining stocks. The Nikkei ended 1.1 percent lower at 23,669.49, the weakest closing level since Jan. 12. Transport equipment stocks fell, with Honda Motor Co sliding 1.3 percent, Subaru… View Article

Morning Update – 25/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 25, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a mixed and choppy session with the S&P closing marginally lower and the Dow closing slightly higher as investors swallowed hard as talk of further trade spats dented the confidence in the US dollar. Wilbur Ross talking tough to China..Mnuchin suggested the weaker USD was good for the US economy… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 24/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 24, 2018 In European Equity Markets the pan-European STOXX 600 index closed down 0.4 percent while Germany’s DAX  and the FTSE  fell 0.8 and 0.9 percent respectively, with British shares also suffering from gains by sterling against the greenback. A decline in utility stocks following a profit warning at France’s Suez and falling tech stocks weighed, while a strong update from… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 24/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 24, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average took a breather on Wednesday morning after rising to a fresh 26-year high in the previous session, as weakness in exporters such as Murata and Fanuc offset gains in real estate stocks. The Nikkei fell 0.4 percent to 24,021.73, after touching 24,129.34 on the previous day, the highest level… View Article

Morning Update – 24/01/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

January 24, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St finished mixed after a strong start especially in the NASDAQ. S&P closed up 0.22%, the Dow was down slightly and the NASDAQ finished up 0.7% as markets digested the fact that Trump was starting to slap tariffs on certain goods. In Asia we saw the Nikkei close 0.76% on trade concerns… View Article

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