The much anticipated FED meeting is upon us. The FED is expected to lower rates for the first time since 2008.Whilst a 25 basis point cut is virtually written into the market there is a lot of speculation that there
Asian markets again trade slightly higher this morning as the Nikkei225 and Hang Seng post gains of 77 and 75 points respectively.
Investors await the outcome of the ECB rate decision this meeting where some expect a further 10 basis
Asian markets are trading higher this morning but lacking any real impetus at this time, the Hang Seng gaining 50 points.Sterling is again under pressure as we prepare to hear the winner of the leadership race this week. It’s another
Asian markets are firmer on the back of renewed optimism over trade talks, positive earnings from the Coca Cola and United Technologies yesterday and prospects for continued dovish policy from Central Banks starting with the ECB tomorrow.Stocks in the US
The markets have all had one thing in common over the last trading day, they are all in the red. Following falls of 116 points on wall Street and earlier losses of 41 and 89 points on the FTSE and
Asian markets are mixed this morning as the Hang Seng has currently notched gains of 37 points whilst the Nikkei225 sits 145 points lower. Nervy markets are waiting on Retail and Core Retail sales numbers out of the US this
Jerome Powell’s testimony yesterday signalled that a rate cut is likely. Markets raced away to trade at new highs with the S+P500 briefly trading above 3000 and the NASDAQ closing at a new record level. Asian markets have followed suit
Asian markets are ending today’s session mixed as the Hang Seng is currently down by 200 points whilst the Nikkei225 has added 15 points.
Jerome Powell will take Centre stage for the next three days, commenting on each of them,
US traders return from a day and a half of holidays for American independence day. There is every chance that a number of them will have extended that holiday through to Monday. Liquidity and volume will likely be a little
US policy on trade is still weighing on market sentiment as Asian markets post losses overnight, the Nikkei225 lower by 116 points lower and the Hang Seng currently lower by 94 points. Comments by Mark Carney yesterday suggesting that the