Opinion – Wednesday 22 January 2020

U.S. Equities fell on reports that a deadly respiratory illness that originated in China had migrated to the U.S., spurring concern about the potential economic impact. Industrial and consumer shares were among the worst performers as the S&P 500 Index pulled...

Opinion – Tuesday 21 January 2020

The U.S. Dollar pared earlier gains on Monday after French President Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump agreed not to impose tariffs in their digital tax dispute until at least the end of this year. Crude oil rose following supply disruptions in Libya and Iraq. European...

Opinion – Monday 20 January 2020

U.S Equities extended last week’s relentless push to all-time highs as positive U.S. and China economic data, low interest rates and easing trade tensions propelled investor optimism. The US Dollar strengthened and Gold climbed. The benchmark S&P 500 Index, along...

Opinion – Friday 17 January 2020

The record-setting rally in U.S. equities accelerated in the wake of Wednesday’s China trade deal and signs consumer demand remains strong. Bond yields rose. All three main U.S. stock benchmarks surged to all-time highs after setting multiple records earlier this...

Opinion – Thursday 16 January 2020

U.S. stocks closed at record highs as investors assessed the details of the partial trade deal with China. Treasuries gained and the US Dollar weakened. The benchmark S&P 500 finished short of an earlier all-time intraday high after President Donald Trump...

Opinion – Wednesday 15 January 2020

U.S. Equities retreated from all-time highs after Bloomberg reported that existing tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese goods will likely stay in place until after the presidential election. The S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones Industrial Indexes all...