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Markets Update, 20 October

    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

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Daily Markets Update, 18 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

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Markets Update, 10 October

      European Stocks on edge Ahead of Catalan unfolding. U.S. Stocks on Track for Third day climb The Stoxx Europe 600 slips as declines in shares of Spanish and Italian companies offset a modest advance in U.K. stocks. Dollar halts recent advance Euro supported with an Eye on Catalan Developments.     S&P… Continue reading Markets Update, 10 October

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Daily Markets Update, 9 October

      Global stocks swings between green and red. Dollar drifting. Ten Years Ago:  S&P 500 Hit Its Pre-Crisis Peak. Turkish lira sinks on political tensions. Chinese stocks rise after holiday. Expect un-defused Tensions in Spain after today.     European stocks are slightly higher, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index up 0.13%. Spain’s IBEX… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 9 October

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Daily Markets Update, 5 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

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Markets Update, 27 Sep

        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

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Daily Markets Update, 25 Sept

      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