Morning Update – 17/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 17, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St bounced and the S&P finished up 0.4% in a quiet session and in Asia the Nikkei finished up 0.53% helped by a weaker JPY. Italian bonds were the big story yesterday which fell on the new coalition leaked documents suggesting plans to add a clause that would allow a vote in… View Article

Morning Update – 16/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 16, 2018 Morning all…Wall St had a rather weak and nervous session with the S&P closing down 0.68% and the NASDAQ down 0.8% as concerns over weakness in the emerging markets spread and US yields spiked above 3.05%. US 10yr remains elevated at 3.07% and Asian stocks were soft with the Nikkei closing down 0.34% even though… View Article

Morning Update – 15/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 15, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a quiet session but gave up some gains after a solid start. The S&P closed up 0.09% and it was also a quiet session in Asia with the Nikkei closing down 0.2%… Oil edged higher and forex movements were limited for most of the session. The 10-year Treasury yield climbed… View Article

Morning Market Update – 14/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 14, 2018 Morning all.. A very quiet finish to the week on wall St with the S&P closing marginally in the green. The Nikkei managed to fare a little better closing up 0.47% and this has taken US futures back up this morning. FX markets have been very quiet but US yields are a little lower. Italy’s… View Article

Morning Update – 11/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 11, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had another very good day with the S&P closing up almost 1% again as CPI marginally missed expectations which many feel keeps the Fed on the current slow path of hiking. This spilled over to Asian markets where the Nikkei closed up over 1% and HK up 1.3%. U.S. stocks rallied… View Article