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Market Recap - Stocks Are Looking Up Ahead Of Earnings Season
2 years ago

Wall St. and the Nikkei shrugged of European political woes and traded in the black yesterday. The Nikkei 225 traded higher by 0.77% helped by a weaker JPY. The ASX (-0.44%) and Shanghai Comp. (-0.31%) both traded in the red....
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Market Recap - Gold And Stocks Rise In Asia
2 years ago

There was a pretty big rebound in stocks overnight as the Nikkei 225 rose 2.9%, the Shanghai Comp. 2.15% and the ASX 0.22%. All this bullishness is said to be off the back of the jobs report on Friday, however, I wo...
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Market Recap - Markets Digest FOMC Minutes & Trade Tariffs Begin Today
2 years ago

After Independence day in the US, the markets opened back up. The Nasdaq was the clear outperformer up 1.12%. Over in the Asia Pac area, despite this being the day of the trade tariffs risk on sentiment was in play....
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Tensions & DoE: Oil Prices Rise As The DoE Number Produce A Surprise Build
2 years ago

Things are kicking off between the US and Iran as Iranian officials keep blaming the US president over higher oil prices. This time the Iranian Revolutionary Guard are threatening to block the all-important Strait of Hor...
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Market Recap - After A Quiet Session Yesterday, The Equities Rout In Asia Continued
2 years ago

Wall St. was closed yesterday due to a public holiday, however, markets are set to be tentative as the US trade tariffs are set to be imposed this Friday. The Shanghai Comp. fell 0.77%, Nikkei 225 dropped 0.75%...
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Market Recap - Stocks Take A Hit & The Gold Rebound Continues
2 years ago

Stocks remain choppy over in the US, as the big three fell yesterday. The Nasdaq was 0.86% lower as the government are set to look into Facebook data sharing once again. The Asia Pac region followed suit as the...
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How Has China Impacted Gold Today?
2 years ago

Gold has reversed some of its losses today and now trades 0.48% higher, edging toward the $1250/oz psychological level. This move coincides with some weakness seen in the USD as the greenback peels back from overstr...
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Market Recap - Asian Equities Are Mixed & Gold Still Can't Catch A Break
2 years ago

Indices in the states hovered just above flat yesterday, with the exception of the Nasdaq, which outperformed and moved 0.76% higher. In the Asia Pac area, the Nikkei was the only laggard from the major bourses, as it traded ...
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Market Recap - German Politics Hits Equities Overnight
2 years ago

June has drawn to a close and July is now upon us! We are expecting some exciting movement during this month! Stock markets struggled overnight as the political crisis worsened in Germany. Germany's interior minister o...
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CAD Gets A Boost After A Stronger Than Expected GDP Figure
2 years ago

Canadian GDP in April has turned out a modest 0.1% rise, and in itself is a modest gain against the backdrop of that of the US.  Even so, the market is focused on the Jul BoC meeting, where odds of a rate hike have been ...
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Market Recap - Risk On Mode Entered The Markets As Some Of The Losses In China Reversed
2 years ago

What a trading day yesterday! Over in the US, markets traded with risk sentiment intact as all 3 major indices closed in positive territory. In the Asia Pacific, area the Shanghai Comp. managed to shake off the trade war w...
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German CPI's Comes In Mixed
2 years ago

EUR/USD has been slammed back towards the recent lows, where circa 1.1500 still represents a strong congestion zone.  So far this morning, we have seen the release of the German regional CPI figures, which are a bit of a...
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