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Daily Markets Update, 11 September

      Markets Rise as Hurricanes and North Korea gets Quieter Safe-haven assets lower with gold, yen, SwissFranc taking a breather. China PBOC Eases Measures to Push Yuan U.S. Dollar Deepens Dive.   The Stoxx Europe 600 moved nearly 1% higher, led by gains in bank, insurance and technology shares—sectors that post hefty gains… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 11 September

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Markets Update, 21 August

      Wall Street edged lower  led by technology and financials European shares risk-off moves continue. Yellen Draghi:  inflation remains inexplicably low.   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will be among the officials addressing this year’s installment of the annual conference hosted by the Kansas City Fed. The… Continue reading Markets Update, 21 August

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Markets Update, 28 July

    Nasdaq lower, Under Pressure From Amazon The Nasdaq Composite extends losses after Amazon results European stocks near three-month lows; Asia shares drop U.S. growth figures confirmed a brighter second quarter Euro-area economic sentiment data boosts currency; bonds drop   The Nasdaq Composite extended declines Friday, as downbeat results from internet retailing giant Amazon.com AMZN -2.37%… Continue reading Markets Update, 28 July

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Markets Update, 21 July

      Global Shares Flat Bond Yields Decline as Euro Strengthens Increased hawkishness from the ECB helps the Euro rally     Bonds gained and the euro headed for its strongest level against the dollar since January 2015 on bets the European Central Bank will start tapering its stimulus program. European stocks fell as… Continue reading Markets Update, 21 July

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Daily Markets Update, 19 June

    European Stocks head north after French Elections. Investors snapped up cut-price retail and tech stocks.     European stocks gained ground in morning trading Monday, following Asian markets higher ahead of a busy week. The Stoxx Europe 600 index was up 0.6% in European late morning trading. U.S. equity futures followed, with the… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 19 June

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Daily Markets View, 9 May

      Commodities bounce back and dollar advances Low market volatility : VIX lowest since Dec 2006 Europe stocks rise led by miners; crude climbs before data.   European stocks and bond yields rose on Tuesday, boosted by historically low stock market volatility, continuing relief from this weekend’s French presidential election and solid corporate… Continue reading Daily Markets View, 9 May

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Daily Markets Update, 8 May

      France´s youngest President Macron wins over LePen extreme right Bourses , Euro mixed after positive openings Oil rebounds on Saudi extended production cuts   European markets largely brushed off the results of the French presidential election on Monday as investors had already bet on a victory for centrist Emmanuel Macron, who vowed… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 8 May