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Markets Update daily, 31 May

      Wall Street flat after opening to fresh highs Global energy stocks struggle as oil prices relapse Oil offsets gains in tech, healthcare European equities erased gains. Sterling under pressure as May may loose.     U.S. stocks fell Wednesday, but major indexes were on track for monthly gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average… Continue reading Markets Update daily, 31 May

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Markets Update, 30 May

      Euro struggles to rally as dovish Draghi adds pressure for 4th session. Commodities slump drag US Stocks S&P 500 dips from record high and Amazon breaks $1,000 Brent crude weaker as WTI falls below $50 Gold down but yen gains amid cautious trading.     The S&P 500 Index edged lower from an… Continue reading Markets Update, 30 May

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Markets Update, 29 May

      Italian bank worries linger on Subdued holiday Markets onMonday Pound recovers some ground after polls´ hammering of Conservatives.   With markets in the U.K., U.S. and China all closed for public holidays, volumes were depressed across the board and most moves were muted. The pound posted the biggest gain among G-10 currencies,… Continue reading Markets Update, 29 May

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Markets Overview, 26 May

      Oil prices choppy after Opec deal disappoints Soft energy stocks disrupts equity benchmarks U.S. Futures flat after six-day winning streak G7 meeting challenging as Trump confront Allies Oil Slumps as investor hoped cuts for longer  Europe fell, dragged down by oil producers.   A slump in crude weighed on energy shares as global equity… Continue reading Markets Overview, 26 May

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Markets Update, 25 May

        Fed ´s Hike “soon” from FOMC minutes Asia stocks hit 2y high after dovish FOMC minutes Moody´s China downgrade points to mounting debt Europe Shares Reverse Gains on OPEC News     European stocks reversed early gains Thursday as an update from major energy producers prompted steep swings in oil prices. The Stoxx… Continue reading Markets Update, 25 May

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Markets Update, 23 May

        S&P 500 Index’s fourth straight gain short of record peak Euro down from 6 months peak vs dollar Brent oil rises for fifth day in a row Treasuries continue to lose ground Firmer tone of dollar keeps gold subdued     Investors are looking ahead to the release of minutes of… Continue reading Markets Update, 23 May

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Daily Markets Update, 22 May

      Global stock markets firmer after rebound in Wall Street. U.S. futures point to a flat opening looking for catalyst. Sterling falls on Brexit fears. Euro up as Merkel says €uro is too weak.   As speculation grows that production cuts  by OPEC will be extended into next year, oil price extended rally… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 22 May