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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—15/11/2018

November 15, 2018 /Ben Acton Bond

EQUITIES – Equities fell after Asian markets closed on a higher note. European stocks suffered more than their US counterparts as Italy faces ever-increasing borrowing costs as the risk of sanctions for the government’s debt-happy budget worried investors. BREXIT – Jacob Rees-Mogg, challenged Theresa May’s leadership by submitting a letter to an influential committee of […]

Market Commentary—13/11/18

November 13, 2018 /Georgios Bitsonis

Stocks: Stocks in Asia are set to tumble on Tuesday after a decrease in U.S. stocks arising from deteriorating investor sentiment toward the technology sector. More specifically, the Dow Jones lost almost 600 points (25,422). Tech stocks led the route on concerns over Apple’s iPhone, as investors worried that one of the sector’s most important product […]

Market Commentary—12/11/18

November 12, 2018 /Ole Urfels

Today, the main focal points are the rise in the oil price after Saudi announces production cuts, weak EUR and GBP due to Brexit and Italian budget issues. Equities: In the Asian Session the Nikkei remained almost flat with 0.09% gains. After a positive day on Friday, the Dax opens with a gap up into […]

Market Commentary—8/11/18

November 8, 2018 /Felip Biji

Stocks: The major indexes jumped yesterday with midterm elections results, and in a surprising move, a bipartisan economic cooperation may be expected.  “The Democrats will come to us with a plan for infrastructure, a plan for health care, a plan for whatever they’re looking at and we’ll negotiate,” Trump said in a conference on late Wednesday. […]