US Fed Interest Rate Decision Day Dow Jones Hits Record High US Inflation Rate Rises to 2.2% in November Europe Stocks Slipped Italian Stocks, Bonds Lower on Election Announcement Dollar Halted four Days of Gains Wall Street indexes advanced on Wednesday as technology stocks gained and traders took positions,… Continue reading Markets Update, 13 December
Dollar and Treasury yields climb after US jobs report Wall Street lower at opening bell European stocks look to eurozone periphery. jobs data points to rate hike The number of workers on U.S. payrolls declined last month for the first time since 2010, reflecting major disruptions from the latest Hurricanes, Labor Department… Continue reading Markets Update, 6 October
S&P, Nasdaq hit record-highs. Euro Slips after dovish ECB minutes. Spanish assets regain ground after sell off. European Stocks mixed. Stocks in Asia little changed Pound falls on May’s perceived weakness following speech Spanish assets rose and bonds were snapped at an auction, even though Catalan tensions linger, weighing on the Euro… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 5 October
Global Stocks ready for Quarterly Performance Closing. The dollar poised to finish its best weekly gain of the year . Investors continue to assess Donald Trump’s tax proposal. Nikkei logs best month of the year Spain set to miss out on quarterly gains Wall Street seen steady near record highs Global stocks… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 29 September
Fed´s Janet Yellen : Rates will Raise Gradually despite Low Inflation Mystery Stocks Climb on Fed Outlook. Dollar strengthens, Gold , US Treasuries slip. Trump´s Tax Reform On The Radar Yellen: keeping interest rates low for too long could cause inflation to grow too rapidly and inflate new financial bubbles. The… Continue reading Markets Update, 27 Sep
Euro down as investors prepare for Germany coalition talks. European markets mixed German elections pose doubts ahead. Abe Announces Japan Snap Election Spain Government ramps up efforts to quash Catalonia referendum Global stock markets struggled to find direction Monday as investors digested German election results that secured Chancellor Angela Merkel a fourth term… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 25 Sept
Inflation Mystery at the Fed, but Hikes are coming in December. Banks shares boost by Fed Signals European bank shares jump U.S. stocks seen steady near record highs Bank of Japan keeps policy unchanged S&P rating Agency cuts China rating : Debt Growing Spanish Gov. Fearmongering: “Catalonia faces Impoverishment”. … Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 21 Sept.