After the initial euphoria over the positive news stories at the weekend, markets have stalled somewhat as the long-standing fears over a slowdown in global economic growth resurface. Added to the need to see real concrete developments in the trade
Asian markets are closing higher as everyone awaits the Trump/Xi meeting this weekend. The hang Seng is currently 319 points higher whilst the Nikkei225 has added 191 points.
Opening calls for DAX and DOW futures currently see both opening 40
Asian Markets are trading slightly lower overnight as everyone waits for Jerome Powell’s testimony. Both the Hang Seng and Nikkei225 losing ground by 215 and 12 points respectively.
Futures markets are still pricing in a 25 basis points cut later
Asian markets are mixed this morning as the Hang Seng gains 46 points whilst the Nikkei225 is lower by 107 points.
US Consumer debt is now above those levels seen in 2008 and the Global Financial Collapse and warnings have
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