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Markets Update, 8 August

  Dow and S&P 500 hit all-time peaks Chinese and German trade data disappoint. Stocks in Asia end lower.   U.S. stock indexes edged higher Tuesday, buoyed by a rise in shares of financial companies. Wall Street maintained its record-breaking run as financial and technology stocks gained ground while the dollar got a lift from… Continue reading Markets Update, 8 August

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Daily Markets Update, 3 August

    Euro madness: EUR/USD briefly broke above the 1.19 Pound Drops on Growth Outlook. Dow Jones halted its stardom new hights. Wages and Inflation to be watched, will set Fed´s pace   A rally in global stocks stalled Thursday while the British pound came under pressure after the Bank of England said it would leave interest… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 3 August

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Daily Markets Update, 25 July

  European Shares Gain on German Business Optimism European bank stocks follow bond yields higher Dollar steady as Fed meeting begins The euro climbing on   Global stocks climbed Tuesday  rebounding after three days of declines as rising bond yields spurred banks, German business sentiment touched a record high.  U.S. stock futures climbed on strong corporate earnings, and gold… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 25 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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Markets Update, 6 July

      Global Bond Trashing Sends S&P Futures, European Stocks Sliding French debt auction sparks wider selloff after weak demand ECB discussed removing easing bias, minutes show; oil gains     Stocks slid Thursday while German government bond yields climbed to their highest since early 2016 as investors bet central banks were edging closer… Continue reading Markets Update, 6 July

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Markets Update, 30 May

      Euro struggles to rally as dovish Draghi adds pressure for 4th session. Commodities slump drag US Stocks S&P 500 dips from record high and Amazon breaks $1,000 Brent crude weaker as WTI falls below $50 Gold down but yen gains amid cautious trading.     The S&P 500 Index edged lower from an… Continue reading Markets Update, 30 May

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Markets Update, 29 May

      Italian bank worries linger on Subdued holiday Markets onMonday Pound recovers some ground after polls´ hammering of Conservatives.   With markets in the U.K., U.S. and China all closed for public holidays, volumes were depressed across the board and most moves were muted. The pound posted the biggest gain among G-10 currencies,… Continue reading Markets Update, 29 May