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Market Recap - Shares In Asia Recover After The BoJ Hang On To Their QE To Infinity Policy
5 months ago

After a negative session in Wall St. shares in the Asia Pac region remained flat after the BoJ confirmed it will keep its ultra-loose monetary policy stance. There had been rumours that the BoJ could reign in QE as it se...
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Market Recap - Shares Subdued Leading Into A Data Packed Week
5 months ago

On a key week with the FOMC, BoE and non-farm payrolls, the shares markets have started the week subdued. The Nikkei 225 traded lower by 0.73%, ASX -0.35% and Shanghai Comp. -0.49%.  Commodities markets also look weak...
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Market Recap - Mixed Equities Overnight As Earnings Dictate Play
5 months ago

Mixed close on Wall St. yesterday as earnings dictated the play, the Nasdaq closed lower by 1%, while, the Dow remained positive closing 0.44% higher. In the Asia Pac session, the ASX (0.89%) and Nikkei (0.49%) traded we...
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Trump And Junker Reach A Deal
5 months ago

Equities around the globe rallied as President Trump and EU's Junker managed to reach a deal to work to lower industrial tariffs on both sides. All of the three major US bourses closed higher with the Nasdaq outpe...
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Market Recap - Markets Remain Mixed
6 months ago

Equities were mixed in the US yesterday as the Nasdaq closed flat after trading 1% higher earlier on in the session and the S&P and Dow both closed over half a percent higher. This mixed sentiment carried over to the...
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Market Recap - Equites Trade Higher Despite Rumors
6 months ago

Mixed close on Wall St. last night as the Dow (-0.06%) underperformed, however, aftermarket Google shares performed well so keep an eye on the tech sector today. In the Asia Pac area, there was a sea of green, Shanghai C...
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Market Recap - Asian Markets React To Trump's Comments
6 months ago

Equities in the Asia Pac area finally got to react to Trump's comments on Friday, the Nikkei 225 fell 1.38% while the ASX also dropped 0.93%. The Shanghai Comp. rose 1.16% after starting the session lower despit...
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Market Recap - Trade War Or Currency War?
6 months ago

It was a bearish day on Wall St. yesterday with the Dow the main laggard down 0.53%. Overnight only the Nikkei followed suit and fell 0.28%, while the Shanghai Comp. (2.22%) and the ASX closed higher (0.37%). The main story o...
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Market Recap - Mixed Overnight As Commodities Struggle Again
6 months ago

Indices closed mixed in the US last night as the Dow and S&P 500 closed higher, however, the Nasdaq closed just under flat. In the Asia Pac area, it was much of the same as the Nikkei 225 and Shanghai Comp. underperformed...
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Market Recap - Equities Push Higher As Powell Stands Firm
6 months ago

US bourses closed in the black last night with the Nasdaq outperforming. This came as Fed chair Powell kept his guidance the same stating that there will be 'gradual rate hikes', as maybe the market was expecting...
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Market Recap - Stocks Trade Mixed As WTI Suppresses Market
6 months ago

There was a mixed close on Wall St. yesterday, however, the major news came after market when Netflix fell 14% in after-market trade. Netflix reported a profit of $384.3m, or 85 cents a share (up from $65.6m Y/Y), althou...
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Market Recap - Chinese Data Sends Stocks & Industrial Metals Tumbling
6 months ago

Chinese GDP data came in as expected overnight. However, retail sales came in slightly higher at 9% vs the expected 8.8% and lastly industrial production missed expectations of 6.5% to register a reading of 6%. All of th...
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