Morning Update – 12/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 12, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. After a weak start, US stocks rebounded and calmed nerves somewhat after US yields and the dollar fell on risk averion to geopolitical tensions. The S&P finishing down just 0.14%..In Asia we had a mixed session with the Nikkei down 1.27% on the back of a steep fall in USDJPY in NY that… View Article

American Round-Up – 11/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 11, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks closed mostly lower on Tuesday, with lingering worries about the crisis in Syria and the hotly contested French election creating a cloud over sentiment. The Stoxx Europe 600 index ended down 0.02 percent at 381.18, paring earlier losses. Losses were led by Dialog Semiconductor, which lost 14 percent after a German broker said… View Article

European Opening Session – 11/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 11, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japanese stocks fell on Tuesday morning, hurt by a combination of rising geopolitical tensions, a stronger yen and volatile trading in Toshiba Corp shares ahead of the third deadline for its earnings filing. The Nikkei index lost 0.5 percent to 18,699.41 in midmorning trade. The broader Topix fell 0.6 percent to 1,490.52 and the… View Article

Morning Update – 11/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 11, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St managed to grind out a very small gain in a quiet market but gave up solid gains made just after the open. However we saw some weakness driven by China and HK in Asia and the Nikkei closed down 0.44%. In the US the market had been waiting for the Yellen… View Article

American Round-Up – 10/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 11, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks finished fractionally lower on Monday, with investors appearing to hold back from making major moves following last week’s U.S. airstrikes against Syria in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that killed civilians. The Stoxx Europe 600 index fell less than 0.1 percent to close at 381.25. Shares in Barclays losed up 0.4 percent… View Article

European Opening Session – 10/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 10, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index rose on Monday morning as comments from a U.S. central banker supported the dollar against the yen, bolstering exporter stocks, while rising U.S. yields helped financial stocks outperform. The Nikkei gained 0.8 percent to 18,811.62 in midmorning trade. The broader Topix gained 0.6 percent to 1,498.00 and the JPX-Nikkei Index… View Article

Morning Update – 10/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 10, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St was as confused as everyone else Friday after poor US data but comments form Dudley on balance sheet reduction again and closed marginally lower. Asia fared rather better, helped by the rally on Friday in USDJPY and the Nikkei closed up 0.78% but fears over the Syrian air strike and the… View Article

American Round-Up – 07/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 9, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets  shares inched up on Friday, reversing earlier weakness as oil stocks climbed after a U.S. cruise missile strike in Syria sent crude prices near to one-month highs. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended up 0.1 percent, also supported by precious metal miners which benefited from a rise in prices of gold, which… View Article

European Opening Session – 07/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 7, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index edged up in choppy trade on Friday but gains were limited as the U.S. missile strike on Syria curbed investors’ risk appetite. The Nikkei rose 0.4 percent to 18,664.63 after traversing positive and negative trade. The broader Topix was up 0.7 percent at 1,489.77 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 climbed… View Article

Morning Update – 07/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 7, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St closed firmer (up 0.19%) before the launch on Syria by the US. Stocks in Asia were mixed, bouncing after early weakness on the Syria news. The Nikkei finally closing up 0.75% but USDJPY struggled as safe haven assets were in demand and the JPY strengthened. We saw a low at 110.12 at… View Article