Opinion – Wednesday 21 August 2019

Equity Markets closed lower while Treasuries climbed as investors assessed the latest news on trade talks and awaited more clues on Monetary Policy. The S&P 500 Index halted a three-day rally after U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo told CNBC that Huawei...

Opinion – Tuesday 20 August 2019

Stocks climbed after the Trump administration signalled progress on trade negotiations and speculation grew that major central banks will shore up their economies. The US Dollar rallied to this year’s high. The S&P 500 Index rose for a third day, led...

Opinion – Monday 19 August 2019

U.S. stock markets rose for a second day last Friday as investors got a reprieve from trade posturing and speculation mounted that European officials will bolster stimulus if growth in the region continues to sputter. Treasuries nudged lower, lifting yields from...

Opinion – Friday 16 August 2019

U.S. Equity Markets finished the day higher after getting whipsawed throughout the session as Treasury yields plummeted to levels unseen in years amid concerns about the prospect of a global recession. The S&P 500 swung more than 1% from its high to low for a...

Opinion – Thursday 15 August 2019

U.S. Equity Markets suffered one of the deepest sell-offs of the year and Treasuries surged as mounting signs of a global economic slowdown stoked fears of an economic recession. The S&P 500 sank almost 3% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points...

Opinion – Wednesday 14 August 2019

U.S. stocks halted a two-day slide and Treasuries tumbled after the Trump administration de-escalated its trade war with China. Oil surged and Gold fell. The S&P 500 Index jumped as much as 2% after trade officials granted a grace period before tariffs take...