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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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Markets Update, 9 May

      Oil after Trump Iran Decision: Brent $ 77, WTI $ 71… Stocks in Europe, US climb on Oil Strengh.     U.S stocks advanced on Wednesday as a surge in oil prices boosted energy stocks following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from a nuclear deal with Iran. Energy… Continue reading Markets Update, 9 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, 21 March

    Wall Street Higher ahead od Fed´s Oil and Facebook bounce helps U.S. Markets  Breaking now: Fed Raises Rates, Steepens Path of Hikes as Outlook Strengthens   Federal Reserve officials, meeting for the first time under Chairman Jerome Powell, raised the benchmark lending rate a quarter-point and forecast a steeper path of hikes in… Continue reading Markets Update, 21 March

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Markets Update, 19 March

    Global Stocks, Futures Slide Amid Rate Hike Fears, Trade Tensions. Wall Street, Nasdaq Dragged by Tech-Stocks. European Stocks Tumble. Asian Markets: Nikkei drops 1 week Low.     Japan politics led Nikkei lower  as investors repsonded to opinion polls showing falling support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe amid a cronyism scandal that has gripped… Continue reading Markets Update, 19 March

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Markets Update, 6 March

    Stocks Markets Climb World-wide. Investors weighin on  U.S. Tariffs Trade Raise. Europe Proposes Retaliation on Taiffs Raise. Optimism on N.Korea: Futures Raise.     Optimism was boosted as the South Korean president’s office said North Korea is open to denuclearization if the safety of Kim Jong Un’s regime is guaranteed. Fading fears of trade wars… Continue reading Markets Update, 6 March

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Markets Update, 21 February

      European Stocks Lower, Bonds Gain Eurozone Growth Loses Momentum, But Remains Solid Asia Stocks end strong after Lunar Hollidays U.S. equity futures slip; emerging-market shares rebound       Hong Kong & Taiwan leading way higher on catch-up gains as Dollar extends recovery and 10y US Treasuries rally. S&P 500 Index futures… Continue reading Markets Update, 21 February