European Open Market Briefing – 07/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 7, 2018 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 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

European Close Market Briefing – 06/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 7, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks reduced some of their earlier losses in afternoon trade Tuesday after falling 3 percent in the early hours of the session. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 2.28 percent lower with every sector in the red. Banks and insurance stocks were among the most impacted by the sell-off, down by more than 2.7 percent for… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 06/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 6, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell over 5 percent to hit a near four-month low on Tuesday morning after Wall Street posted its worst decline in four years on fears about rising U.S. bond yields and potentially rising inflation. All of the Topix’s 33 sub-sectors were in the red, with insurance and exporter stocks,… View Article

Morning Update – 06/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 6, 2018 Morning all.. CARNAGE on Wall St as stocks drop into a black hole at one point. The S&P finally ended the session down 4% and the Dow down 1,175 points but at one point was down 1,500!!! Asia had a very bad night too with Nikkei down 4.7% and HK down 4.5%.. Serious risk off… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 05/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 6, 2018 In European Equity Markets stocks were down on Monday as growing inflation expectations and rising bond yields took their toll on equity markets. Europe’s STOXX 600 fell 1.6 percent to close at its lowest level since mid-November 2017. It was its sixth straight day of declines. All sectors were in the red on Monday, but the rise in… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 05/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 5, 2018 In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei share average fell sharply on Monday as fear that U.S. inflation may be finally gathering pace pound global equities. The Nikkei fell 2.5 percent to 22,682.08, its biggest one-day decline since Nov 9, 2016, when it was down 5.4 percent after the shock U.S. election win of Donald Trump. The broader Topix fell 2.2 percent… View Article

Morning Update – 05/02/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

February 5, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a rather nasty wake-up call on Friday with the Dow down 666 points or 2.5% and the S&P down 2.1%. This as US yields picked again and US 10yr yields hit 2.86% overnight which weighed heavily on Asian stocks. The Nikkei closed down 2.55% and HK down over 1%. Australia’s… View Article