European Open Market Briefing – 03/07/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

July 3, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets stocks held two-years highs on Monday, starting the new month on a solid footing after two quarters of gains while expectations of credit tightening by the world’s major central banks kept global bond markets under pressure. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside Japan was flat, staying within a stone’s throw of… View Article

Morning Update – 03/07/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

July 3, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. After a choppy session on Friday, Wall St managed to close up 0.15% as we head towards the US Independence day holiday tomorrow. Asia was rather choppy as well but the Nikkei managed a mildly positive close; up 0.09%. Not a bad close considering Scandal-hit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces one of… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 30/06/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 30, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets stocks edged higher Friday, with technology and consumer-related shares on the mend after a hefty selloff, but the region’s benchmark was still on track to finish June in the red. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.3 percent to 381.62, with industrial, telecom and financial shares printing gains. But oil and gas, basic material and… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 30/06/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 30, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index stumbled to two-week lows on Friday morning after investors turned risk-averse as major central banks signalled that the era of cheap money was coming to an end, which hurt both U.S. and European markets overnight. The Nikkei lost 1.2 percent to 19,978.73 in mid-morning trade after falling to as low… View Article

Morning Update – 30/06/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 30, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Global equities took a hit as bond yields rose steeply, signalling the potential end to easing policies. The S&P closed down 0.86% and the Nikkei fell 1.09%. Equities fall most in seven weeks as tech rout worsens.. The shift in tone from central banks in Europe and the U.S. continued to drive financial… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 29/06/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 29, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets robust bank and mining stocks helped Britain’s FTSE 100 index outpace European peers on Thursday, caught up in a broad slide driven by concerns over central banks potentially tightening policy. Britain’s main share index ended 0.5 percent lower, having spent much of the session in positive territory. The STOXX 600 index was down… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 29/06/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 29, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japan’s Nikkei index rose on Thursday morning to hover near two-year highs after Wall Street rebounded, with tech shares, like Advantest Corp and Shin-Etsu Chemical, outperforming the overall market. The Nikkei gained 0.5 percent to 20,238.75 in midmorning trade, moving closer to 20,318.11 hit last week, the highest level since August 2015…. View Article

Morning Update – 29/06/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

June 29, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St recovered all the losses of the session yesterday with the S&P up 0.88% and NASDAQ up 1.43% even as US yields rallied and the US curve steepened. Asia saw similar gains with the Nikkei up 0.4% and HK up 0.86%, as investors bet the global economy can withstand tighter financial conditions… View Article