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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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Markets Update, 10 July

     Global Stocks Rise on optimism over solid jobs data German 10-year Bund yield comes off 18-month high European equities rise Euro steady fails to hold $1.14  Brent crude resumes slide Gold extends slide under March lows   Wall Street stocks closed on a high note on Friday, with the S&P 500 posting its best… Continue reading Markets Update, 10 July

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Markets Daily Update, 30 June

    Stocks Recover  Investors look at  Inflation Stocks Rebound led by Tech Sector Stock futures slightly higher watch consumer spending data Confrontational Trump ready to fight in all fronts.   U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Friday, a day after Wall Street fell sharply, as investors awaited a slew of economic data,… Continue reading Markets Daily Update, 30 June

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Daily Markets Update, 29 June

    Wall St. lower : tech selloff outweighs bank gains Daily swings in the tech megacaps widest vs. S&P since 2014 European Stocks in the red: slide in rate-sensitive sectors. “Speeches by the Bank of Canada, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England over the last three weeks look to be a… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 29 June

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Daily Markets Update, 19 June

    European Stocks head north after French Elections. Investors snapped up cut-price retail and tech stocks.     European stocks gained ground in morning trading Monday, following Asian markets higher ahead of a busy week. The Stoxx Europe 600 index was up 0.6% in European late morning trading. U.S. equity futures followed, with the… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 19 June

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Daily Markets Update , 15 June

      United States Fed Funds Rate raised  by 25 bps to 1.25 percent . Fed Sets Out Plan to Shrink Asset Holdings Beginning This Year. S&P 500 futures fall after report Trump being investigated. Dollar lifted on Fed´s move Stocks fell in Europe and Asia on Thursday.   Stocks fell in Europe and Asia on… Continue reading Daily Markets Update , 15 June

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Markets Update, 14 June

      Federal Reserve Expected to Deliver Rate Increase European Stocks Higher on Tech stocks bounce. Oil Slump as data showed U.S. stockpiles increasing U.K. real wages fall   European equity investors were in a bullish mood as technology companies extended their bounce, leading gains across almost all sectors. The dollar steadied and Treasuries rose.The… Continue reading Markets Update, 14 June