European Opening Session – 03/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 3, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japanese stocks edged up on Monday morning after sharp losses last week, but an upbeat Bank Of Japan survey had only a modestly positive impact on risk appetite amid lingering worries about the outlook for exporters. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside Japan rose 0.3 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei gained 0.4 percent… View Article

Morning Update – 03/04/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

April 3, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St closed lower on Friday with the S&P down 0.23% in a rather quiet session for stocks but the dollar and bonds were reacting to a slightly more dovish Dudley from the Fed. However Asian markets have turned back up after a soft start with the Nikkei finishing up 0.67% but this… View Article

European Opening Session – 31/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 31, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japanese stocks rose on Friday as upbeat industrial production data and a weak yen supported sentiment, with exporters and tech stocks underpinning the broad market in early trade. The Nikkei index gained 0.5 percent to 19,165.47 in midmorning trade, and is poised for a similar weekly decline. The broader Topix rose 0.7 percent… View Article

Morning Update – 31/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 31, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St finished the session up 0.29% after better readings in US GDP and other data. However whilst that took stocks and the Dollar higher, the Nikkei failed to rally again closing down 0.59% and the correlation between the two seems to be breaking. US yields also helped drive the dollar higher and… View Article

European Opening Session – 22/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 22, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average skidded on Wednesday, taking its cue from a sell-off on Wall Street and a rise in the perceived safe-haven yen. The Nikkei was down 2 percent at 19,065.37 at the end of morning trade, plumbing its lowest intraday levels since late February. The broader Topix fell 1.9 percent to 1,533.90,… View Article

Morning Update – 22/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 22, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St had a wobble as it was suggested Trump may not get his repeal of Obamacare through at the vote tomorrow and stocks, the dollar and US yields all fell. Wall St closed down 1.24% (its biggest fall of the year so far) and Asia followed with the Nikkei down 2.13% as… View Article

American Round-Up – 21/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 22, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks ended lower on Tuesday, reversing earlier gains as jitters about U.S. President Donald Trump’s ability to push through reforms overshadowed soothing news from the French presidential debate. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended down 0.5 percent. German heavyweight bank Deutsche Bank was a top gainer, 4.3 percent above its theoretical ex-rights price as the… View Article

European Opening Session – 21/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 21, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index fell to a 1-1/2-week low on Tuesday morning as financial stocks were battered after U.S. yields fell, while index-heavyweight SoftBank tumbled and weighed on the index. The Nikkei fell 0.5 percent to 19,432.71 in midmorning trade after a public holiday on Monday. The broader Topix lost 0.2 percent to 1,563.28… View Article

Morning Update – 21/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 21, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Another very quiet session on Wall St that saw stocks nudge lower at the close. Asia was a similar affair with the Nikkei down 0.34%. FX markets were restricted to tight ranges as many traders move to the sidelines waiting for some decent data. EUR was little changed after being weaker into the… View Article

American Round-Up – 20/03/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

March 20, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks hit their highest level in 15 months on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signalled no pick-up in the pace of monetary tightening and centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte won elections in the Netherlands. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended up 0.7 percent at 377.73. Amsterdam’s AEX index hit its highest level in… View Article