Stocks Hit New Record Highs Tech, bank stocks lift Wall Street Dollar Jumps On Senate Vote Japan on the best stock run strike ever. Euro slips as investors eye Spain. Catalonia Crisis reaching breaking point Catalan economy hit in muddling waters. Technology and bank stocks lifted Wall Street on Friday and investor… Continue reading Markets Update, 20 October
DOW Futures above 23K. Stocks in Euro Area hit 22 week High. Spain Ibex dragged by Political Tension. Euro slips, Dollar pushes Higher. The euro headed for its longest period decline in a year ( 5 days down or -0.93%) as the Stoxx Europe 600 rose amid political tensions over… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 18 October
S&P Futures Flat, Spain Rebounds, Nikkei Closes At 21 Year High. Spain PM Rajoy Begins Process that may Suspend Catalan Autonomy. World stock markets hit record highs as Catalonia independence crisis eases. European stocks drop after Japan’s Nikkei hits 21-year high. Spanish stock market has opened strongly, on relief that the Catalan… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 11 October
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
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
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.