Weekly research notes covering the full spectrum of asset classes

Market Commentary 05/04/2019

April 5, 2019 / Ali Rajani

Market snapshot: US and Chinese stocks rallied buoyed by progress towards a US-China trade deal and expectations of positive U.S. employment data release; similarly, the US bond market and dollar prices surged. Brent Crude and WTI touched 5-month highs due to supply-side factors, while spot gold slipped following a strengthening dollar. Stocks: The new consensus […]

Market Commentary 04/04/2019

April 4, 2019 / Felip Biji

Stocks:  A long day lies ahead for global markets as President Trump is due to meet Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Thursday night. Negotiations are coming to an end, officials have resolved most of the outstanding issues, but are still haggling over how to implement the agreement, Financial Times reported.  Nasdaq jumped 0.6 percent on […]

Market Commentary 03/04/2019

April 3, 2019 / Guney Kaya

Stocks:  US stocks were silent. Without any significant change at the end of the day and slow intraday movements. S&P 500 ended the day flat. Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day 0.3 percent down. Nasdaq rose 0.3 percent. Future trades show that US stocks are going to start the day positive. Asian stocks had a […]

Market Commentary 02/04/2019

April 2, 2019 / Hamza Ahsan

The Europe-wide Stoxx 600 rose 0.1 percent with Frankfurt’s Xetra Dax 30 up 0.2 percent and London’s FTSE 100 up 0.3 percent. Wall Street’s S&P 500 looked set to slip by 0.2 percent having hit its highest in almost 6 months overnight with a 1.2 percent increase.  China’s CSI 300 slipped back from its highest […]