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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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Markets Update, 23 April

        Stocks Slip as Treasury Yields Rise European shares end positive supported by financials Dollar Rallies     European shares edged up on Monday as a rise in U.S. Treasury yields helped lift bank stocks to nearly 5-week highs, more than offsetting a disappointing update from UBS (UBSG.S) and losses among bond-proxy… Continue reading Markets Update, 23 April

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Markets Update, 16 April

      US Stocks Rise U.S. Stocks Get a Boost from Strong Corporate Results Dow Tests Critical Technical Support European shares higher as Results come in. Putin Warns Of Global “Chaos” If West Hits Syria Again     U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday as companies that reported strong corporate earnings helped push major… Continue reading Markets Update, 16 April

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Markets Update, 13 March

      Stocks Climb before CPI tomorrow. U.S. Inflation Could Offer  Clues on Pace of Rate Hikes. Why Global Economy may be due for a Downswing     World shares inched higher on Tuesday, eking out limited gains as investors kept a wary eye on a U.S. inflation reading later in the day that… Continue reading Markets Update, 13 March

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Markets Update, 19 December

        Nikkei 225 Falls Despite Global Optimism China, Hong Kong Shares Climb as Global Stocks Rally Stocks in United Kingdom Hit 6-week High Global Stocks Climb To Record Highs As U.S. Tax Reform Is “Priced In” Again In Europe Stocks Mixed as Euro Climbs:    European Stocks were struggling this morning to… Continue reading Markets Update, 19 December

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Daily Markets Update, 8 November

      European, stocks Decline dragged by Financials Dollar Declines The pound slipped as Brexit Negotiations round Approach   Bank shares lag in Europe and Asia, tracking declines in government bond yields and mixed corporate results. Moves in global stock markets were muted Wednesday, with investors largely focused on a handful of corporate results… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 8 November

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Daily Markets Update, 1 August

    Strong earnings and higher commodities : Global Shares Advance. Europe tracks Asia on Earnings and promising economic data. Dow Set To Open Above 22,000  Dollar edged up slightly from 14-month lows EURUSD at $ 1.1818.   Equity markets gained on strong corporate earnings  and higher commodity prices. Asian equities traded higher across the… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 1 August

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Markets Update, 17 May

      S&P 500 shed all its gains for May. Risk sentiment increase on Concerns over Trump. Stocks fall as volatility indexes, bonds gain; oil rises.   Turbulence engulfing President Donald Trump’s administration spilled into financial markets.  U.S. stocks fell the most since March, volatility spiked higher and Treasuries rallied with gold. In one of the clearest signs… Continue reading Markets Update, 17 May

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Markets Update, May 15

      Oil rally lift stocks . Crude rises as Russia, Saudi Arabia favor longer output deal. S&P 500 futures pare advance as dollar retreats fourth day. Puttin blames US security services over cyber attacks.     West Texas Intermediate jumped more than 3 percent after Saudi Arabia and Russia said they’d extend a… Continue reading Markets Update, May 15