Fed next, EUR and GBP struggle

Thursday November 8: Five things the markets are talking about Equity euphoria continued in the overnight session as global stock markets extended their U.S midterm election rally, again supported by strong corporate earnings results. However, U.S futures suggest a softer Read More

Investors seek clarity from U.S elections

Tuesday November 6: Five things the markets are talking about It not a surprise to see a mixed picture across global equity markets overnight as investors are very much in a ‘wait-and-see mode’ ahead of today’s U.S midterm elections. The Read More

Brexit breakthrough hopes lift sterling

Wednesday October 31: Five things the markets are talking about October was the worst month in six-years for global equities, and despite a 48-hour reprieve on the final two-day’s of trading as investors balanced portfolios, November begins with regional bourses Read More

U.S dollar has earned its stripes

Tuesday October 29: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are rallying for a second consecutive session, along with U.S futures as Asian indexes rebounded as the market turned its attention again to a number of corporate earnings Read More

U.S Dollar Stands Tall

Monday October 29: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities are small better bid, ignoring Asia’s mixed market overnight and slightly weaker U.S futures on concerns about corporate earnings and global growth. U.S Treasuries remain well supported as Read More

Equities Sea of red

Friday October 26: Five things the markets are talking about Asian equities hit 20-month lows overnight, while Euro stocks see red along with U.S futures as nervousness over corporate profits added to investors persistent fears about global trade and economic Read More

Bullying up on safe havens

Tuesday October 23: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks have swung sharply lower overnight, amid growing fears about the health of the Chinese economy and a slew of geopolitical concerns – U.K, Italy and Saudi Arabia. In Read More

A nervous beginning to the start of the week

Monday October 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities remain better supported this Monday morning after Chinese stocks surged overnight on senior officials verbal intervention. The ‘mighty’ U.S dollar has eased a tad along with treasuries, while Read More

CAD plummets on disappointing retail sales and weak inflation

Canadian inflation slowed significantly last month as temporary factors that lifted the cost of gas and air travel dissipated. Canada’s CPI climbed +2.2% y/y, following a +2.8% increase in August and a +3% climb in July. The market was looking Read More

The buck cannot find a bid

Tuesday October 16: Five things the markets are talking about The ‘big’ dollar came under pressure yesterday and is finding it difficult to gain much traction this morning as investors taking profit on U.S assets outweighs concerns about Italy, Brexit Read More