A strong close to all markets on Friday and rallies on the Nikkei225 and Hang Seng has followed through to this morning’s opening calls. The Nikkei225 is once more back above the 20,000 level and the Hang Seng is less
Theresa May has indicated that the UK needs stability and certainty following the less than convincing mandate that was handed to the conservative party last Thursday. George Osborne, in contrast has described the prime ministers current status as ‘dead woman
Markets in reflective mood ahead of the open and after big moves at the back end of last week.
Asian markets are largely lower in response to a perceived increasing global terror threat after a third attack in three months
Mario Draghi confirms that enormous amounts of economic stimulus must remain, pushing the euro lower to 1.1127. Sterling, to some extent has followed suit trading lower from 1.2840 yesterday in patchy trade to 1.2809 this morning.
Markets in Asia offer
Markets closed stronger across the board on Friday 19th May and that strength was in evidence again first thing this morning, the Nikkei225 posted gains of 87 points whilst the Hang Seng pushed ahead by another 216 points and established
The Global reach of the recent ‘Ransomware’ Cyber-attack has reached unprecedented levels globally. The malware attacks have crippled computers around the world. Tech stocks that offer solutions were limit up in Chinese trading hours and this trend is expected to
Bar the Asian markets, who have been playing a certain amount of catch up this week, most major markets have been trading in increasingly tighter ranges. The DAX and the NASDAQ continue to outperform other markets.
VIX (volatility) is at
The government shutdown in the United States was averted late last week and a degree of stability has returned to the markets. POTUS, Donald Trump always has a comment to make though and his comments unnerve and bolster markets in
The ‘relief’ rally post the first round of the French elections was nothing short of impressive. European markets led the way, quickly followed by the US markets and then Asian markets overnight.
Markets are again called higher this morning
All major markets showed increased volatility today. Donald Trump’s comments in relation to possible tax reform on Monday had propelled the Dow Jones 183 points higher in Bank Holiday Monday trading. Admittedly volume was low and questions were raised about