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Markets Update, 5 July

    European shares rise on hints of tariff relief. Hawkish Fed on the lookout for recession but economy Strong BoE Carney tells Trump: Escalation of trade war will hurt US most.     Stock markets in Europe and the U.S. advanced on Thursday as reassuring economic data from Germany and a report that its… Continue reading Markets Update, 5 July

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Markets Update, 25 May

    Treasury Yields tumble as Oil plunges Bund Yields drop as Europe concerned with Italy and Spain Russia ready to raise Oil Output under US Pressure Euro Drops to Lowest since 2017 New privacy law forces some U.S. media offline in Europe     S&P, Dow edge lower on oil plunge; Nasdaq lifted by… Continue reading Markets Update, 25 May

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Markets Update, 17 May

      Oil Keeps Climbing Asia Stocks Drift US 10y Yield 3.1% Widest against Bund since 1989 Sterling Volatility on Conflicting Custom Union reports.   Ten-year U.S. Treasury yields hit 3.1 percent on Thursday as global markets continued to adjust to an upbeat outlook for the world’s largest economy. Transatlantic Gap: Stock futures drop… Continue reading Markets Update, 17 May

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Daily Markets Update, 4 May

    US Stocks Surge Led by Apple Dollar Gains After US Jobs Report Emerging Markets: Argentina pushes interest rates to 40%. European Shares Close Higher     U.S. stocks recovered from early-session losses after testing a key technical level, as investors weighed an April U.S. jobs report that showed an 18-year low in the unemployment… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 4 May

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Markets Update, 23 April

        Stocks Slip as Treasury Yields Rise European shares end positive supported by financials Dollar Rallies     European shares edged up on Monday as a rise in U.S. Treasury yields helped lift bank stocks to nearly 5-week highs, more than offsetting a disappointing update from UBS (UBSG.S) and losses among bond-proxy… Continue reading Markets Update, 23 April

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Markets Update, 16 April

      US Stocks Rise U.S. Stocks Get a Boost from Strong Corporate Results Dow Tests Critical Technical Support European shares higher as Results come in. Putin Warns Of Global “Chaos” If West Hits Syria Again     U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday as companies that reported strong corporate earnings helped push major… Continue reading Markets Update, 16 April

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Markets Update, 10 April

      China Standoff Easing: Risk-On mood. Bonds are not Buying it: Risk-Off. Wall Street opens higher as tech stocks gain. Asian Stocks Rally.     With trade war fears easing after the overnight speech from Chinese president Xi, US markets have opened sharply higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently 390 points… Continue reading Markets Update, 10 April