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Daily Markets Update, 18 July

          Dollar drops to lowest in 10 months  amid health care bill doubts Euro Surges against Dollar, highest since May 2016 China Stocks lower on regulation and support Concerns Gold hits Highest in 2 weeks as dollar drops. Stocks in Europe and Asia under pressure   Stocks in Europe and Asia were… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 18 July

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Daily Markets Update, 13 July

      Stock Markets  Rise After Dovish Yellen Comments. Treasuries rallied after Testimony European and Global Stocks Rise.     Equity markets edged higher in Europe on Thursday, following another record U.S. market close driven by dovish comments from Janet Yellen. The hawkish tone and global bond rout unleashed by central bankers at the Sintra… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 13 July

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Markets Update, 10 July

     Global Stocks Rise on optimism over solid jobs data German 10-year Bund yield comes off 18-month high European equities rise Euro steady fails to hold $1.14  Brent crude resumes slide Gold extends slide under March lows   Wall Street stocks closed on a high note on Friday, with the S&P 500 posting its best… Continue reading Markets Update, 10 July

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Markets Daily Update, 5 July

        Minutes get hold of Investors Looking for Clues S&P Flat As Fed Minutes Await European markets  also Await ECB transcripts Gold, yen decline as stocks edge higher; oil’s win streak ends U.S. markets reopen after holiday; Treasuries trade sideways Qatar Outlook Downgraded by Moodys Oil Slides UK: Slowdown in Service sector… Continue reading Markets Daily Update, 5 July

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Daily Markets Update, 3 July

        European equities rise with technology and industrial stocks leading U.S. Stocks mixed  Dollar strengthens before July 4 holiday; gold declines Oil rebound takes Brent above $49 a barrel Gold at 7-week low   The Stoxx Europe 600 was up 0.6% in recent trading Monday, on track to snap a four-session losing… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 3 July

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Daily Markets Update, 29 June

    Wall St. lower : tech selloff outweighs bank gains Daily swings in the tech megacaps widest vs. S&P since 2014 European Stocks in the red: slide in rate-sensitive sectors. “Speeches by the Bank of Canada, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England over the last three weeks look to be a… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 29 June

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Market Update, 26 June

        American equities edged higher in afternoon trading. Falling technology stocks capped gains on the Nasdaq. Italy to Spend $19 Billion to Bail Out Banks. Strains Emerge as China’s Dollar Debt Piles Up.   Gains in rate-sensitive shares pushed the S&P 500 Index higher, while the Nasdaq 100 Index erased all of… Continue reading Market Update, 26 June