Morning Update – 25th May 2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 25, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St fell quite hard after Trump cancelled the summit with Kim but rallied into the close with the S&P closing down just 0.2%. Asia was mixed but calm with the Nikkei closing up 0.2% with HK down 0.45%. The yen dropped and U.S. stock futures rose after North Korea offered a measured… View Article

Morning Update – 24/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 24, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St was mixed again as Trump suggested he was looking at imported car tariffs but the S&P closed up 0.32% but Asia stocks didn’t like this news and the Nikkei fell 1.1% as the JPY rallied. USDJPY hit a low of 109.32 as US yields fell below 3%. US 10 yr is… View Article

Morning Update – 23/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 23, 2018 Morning all.. US stocks fell after Trump threw doubt on his N. Korean summit in June and suggested he was not happy with US/China talks on trade. The S&P fell 0.3% having been higher earlier in the session. The weakness spread to Asia where the Nikkei fell 1.16% aided by a sell-off in USDJPY. Markets… View Article

Morning Update – 22/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 22, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St had a solid session after Trump’s administration suggested any trade war with China is on hold. The S&P closed up 0.75% and the Dow was up 1.25%. Asia fared less well with the Nikkei down 0.17% as US yields dipped taking USDJPY lower. Most Asian stocks dipped in a holiday-hit trading… View Article

Morning Update – 21/05/2018 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

May 21, 2018 Morning all.. Wall St finished the week on a slightly weak note with the S&P down 0.25% in a session that was dominated by profit taking in US bonds and the US Dollar. Equity benchmarks rose in Hong Kong, China and Korea, while they fluctuated in Japan and Australia. The S&P 500 Index contracts gained… View Article