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Markets Update, 25 May

    Treasury Yields tumble as Oil plunges Bund Yields drop as Europe concerned with Italy and Spain Russia ready to raise Oil Output under US Pressure Euro Drops to Lowest since 2017 New privacy law forces some U.S. media offline in Europe     S&P, Dow edge lower on oil plunge; Nasdaq lifted by… Continue reading Markets Update, 25 May

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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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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, 10 April

      China Standoff Easing: Risk-On mood. Bonds are not Buying it: Risk-Off. Wall Street opens higher as tech stocks gain. Asian Stocks Rally.     With trade war fears easing after the overnight speech from Chinese president Xi, US markets have opened sharply higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently 390 points… Continue reading Markets Update, 10 April

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Markets Update, 6 April

        European Shares Fall on Renewed Trade Tensions. US Stocks Fall. US Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 17-Year Low. Trump orders review of further trade tariffs, China Responds S&P 500 halts three-day rally; gold rises with Treasuries   U.S. stocks slumped and Treasuries rose as investors assessed the latest threat to the global… Continue reading Markets Update, 6 April

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Markets Update, 2 April

    Stock Selloff retaken. The S&P 500  re-entering correction territory. Trump Trade Bragging concerns . Oil Slumps as Trade War Fears Prompt Investors to Avoid Risks.       U.S. stocks tumbled to start the second quarter, as the weakness in technology shares worsened amid renewed presidential criticism of Amazon.com and retaliatory tariffs from… Continue reading Markets Update, 2 April

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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 1 March

  Stocks fluctuation as Powell gives Testimony Rising Prices Keep Fed Hikes on Track European shares bump to 2-week low  U.S. Rate Worries Makes European Shares Dip Turbulence ahead   European shares fell on Wednesday as a batch of corporate results failed to offset concerns that U.S. interest rates could rise faster than expected. S&P… Continue reading Markets Update 1 March

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Markets Update, 7 February

        Dow recovers from early falls European shares rebound Volatility and turbulence: for how long?       U.S. stocks overturned early losses to trade higher on Wednesday as some buyers returned to a market still shaking from a record fall for the Dow Jones Industrial Average earlier this week.    … Continue reading Markets Update, 7 February

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Markets on 5 February

Markets Recover some ground after Friday Sell off NASDAQ green Treasuries and the dollar stabilized  The pound slumped after data and the euro biggest decline in 3 Weeks Jay Powell Sworn In As Fed Chair Broadcom Raises Offer for Qualcomm to Over $121 Billion   Global stocks mostly gained, with European and Asian shares bouncing back from losses… Continue reading Markets on 5 February