Weekly research notes covering the full spectrum of asset classes

Market Commentary 03/29/2019

March 29, 2019 / Luca Stanzani Ghedini

Currency:The pound edged higher nudging above weekly lows. This was due to May’s final attempt in trying to pass her Brexit deal at the Commons by stating she would step down if her deal were approved. Ahead of the London open the pound was up 0.2% against the dollar trading at $1.3076. The Euro is […]

Market Commentary—13/03/19

March 13, 2019 / Felip Biji

Tumultuous weeks lie ahead for investors as May’s Brexit deal fails to convince parliament for the second time. No deal scenario more likely than ever, while strategists see a possible 10% range over British pound. Stocks: US equities surge for the second day after tame inflation rate date reassures Fed’s patient stance on future rate […]

Market Commentary—12/03/19

March 12, 2019 / Guney Kaya

US stocks started the week strong, regaining some of its losses from last week. Rising US stocks fuelled Asian markets today. Biggest gains of the day were tech stocks Nvidia was leading the gains after the company declared the acquisition of Mellanox Technologies for 6.9 billion dollars, $125 for each stock. Boeing stocks crashed after […]

Coffee Prices: Why They May Continue To Decline

March 11, 2019 / Leonardo Zalum

In a talk with the CEO of Lamco Spa, Olam International’s wholly owned Italian coffee trading subsidiary and Italian coffee market leader with a 16% market share, we touched base on various topics, including the current coffee spot price. In particular, the spot price of coffee has been increasingly variable and has recently hit a […]

Market Commentary—07/03/19

March 7, 2019 / Sophie Wu

Stocks: Stocks in mainland China have been fluctuating today after a few days of rallying. Shanghai Composite Index is up 0.16% to 3107. In Hong Kong and Japan, the Hang Seng Index is down 0.75% and Nikkei 225 decreases by 0.65%. Asian stock markets have been gradually growing amid recovering market sentiments in recent month. On […]