Asian markets are significantly lower this morning and lending a softer tone to the opening calls on the European exchanges. The Hang Seng and Nikkei225 are closing 386 and 92 points lower respectively whilst opening calls for the FTSE and
Escalating tension between the United States and Iran is starting to play on the markets, Asian markets have traded lower, albeit off their lows in late trade and European markets are called to open lower. The Hang Seng is lower
China has confirmed that President Xi will attend this weeks G20 meetings, there had been some speculation that he may not and that the US/Chinese Trade deal may have been even less realistic. The markets have accepted this development as
Shares in Asia are broadly higher this morning after moderate gains on Wall Street yesterday. The Nikkei225 is 128 points higher as I write whilst the Hang Seng has currently gained 256 points. Gains though are being reduced from earlier
The DOW closed 353 points higher yesterday and Asian markets have followed suit this morning, the Nikkei225 posting gains of 362 points and the Han Seng a whopping 632 points ahead of the close
The DOW is on pace
Shares in the Nikkei225 are sliding into the close as the index clocks up losses of 166 points. The Hang Seng, is still trading higher on the day, up 180 points at the moment but is paring earlier gains into
Both the Nikkei225 and Hang Seng are heading for lower closes as we currently see the indices down by 97 and 209 points respectively. Massive street protests in Hong Kong are continuing to unnerve the local markets but we have
Wherever you look this week and whatever day you look at there is either a Central Banker speaking or an important Central Bank announcement.
In large part, the markets are looking for a rate cut, but the question is whether
The DOW’s winning streak ended yesterday as Wall Street closed 14 points lower.
DOW futures are also trading another 80 points lower this morning after losses on both of the major Asian markets overnight. The Nikkei225 has closed lower by
Asian markets have headed higher again overnight with the Hang Seng adding 236 points and the nikkei225 adding 69 points to yesterday’s gains.
Trump remains resolute that a trade deal will be done because China ‘have to’ but this seems