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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 […]

Market Commentary—14/02/19

February 14, 2019 / Hamza Ahsan

Market Data has been stable, with the S&P 500 and Dow closing at positive 0.30 and 0.46 percent, respectively. While the FTSE 100 followed the trend, with a 0.41 percent increase, Nikkei and Hang Seng closed at negative 0.02 and 0.23 percent, respectively. European stock has surged, hitting a three-month high. Stoxx 600 has hit the highest level […]

Market Commentary—28/11/18

November 28, 2018 / Hamza Ahsan

World markets closed shining green. S&P 500 and Dow closed at 0.33 percent and a 0.44 percent high, respectively. The Hang Seng Index closed 1.33 percent high while FTSE 100 showed stability staying up by only 0.02 percent. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan will make people worse off and may result in 4 percent […]

Market Commentary—16/11/18

November 16, 2018 / Hamza Ahsan

After a five-day losing streak, S&P 500 closes 1.06% higher after the longest losing streak for almost three weeks. The streak broke as technology stocks led the way, with the sector up 1.8 percent today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.83 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite added 1.2 percent. Hang Seng also closed […]

Market Commentary—22/10/18

October 22, 2018 / Hamza Ahsan

Stocks: The S&P and Dow closed at 0.46 percent and 0.30 percent respectively, while the CSI 300 index of companies listed on the Shangai and Shenzhen stock exchanges closed up at 4.3 percent, its largest one-day gain since November 2015. It is a result of foreign capital inflow despite the US-China trade war. Similarly, Hong […]