Opinion – Friday 17 May 2019

U.S. stocks rose and Treasuries slumped anew as the rebound in risk assets from the trade-fomented sell-off continued. The S&P 500 capped a third day of gains, but faded into the close to finish just above its average price over the last 50 trading sessions....

Opinion – Thursday 16 May 2019

U.S. stocks rebounded for second day on signs the Trump administration is working toward easing tensions with trade partners. Treasuries advanced. The S&P 500’s two-day gain was the biggest in more than a month after Bloomberg reported President Donald Trump...

Opinion – Wednesday 15 May 2019

U.S. stocks rebounded as President Donald Trump moved to reassure markets that he will clinch a trade deal with China. The US Dollar rose and Treasuries fell. The S&P 500 rose for the second time in three sessions after Trump said he is talking with China. The...

Opinion – Tuesday 14 May 2019

U.S. stocks and commodities tumbled after China retaliated with higher tariffs on a range of American goods. Treasuries jumped with the Japanese yen on demand for haven assets. The S&P 500 dropped the most in four months, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped...

Opinion – Monday 13 May 2019

Stocks closed higher for the first time in five days on renewed optimism that an all-out trade war can be averted even after the U.S. decision to slap fresh tariffs on Chinese goods last Friday morning. While a late-day push sent the S&P 500 into positive...

Opinion – Friday 10 May 2019

U.S. stocks capped a fourth day of losses, though finished well off the lows of the day, while the Japanese Yen strengthened versus the dollar as investors assessed the likelihood of fresh tariffs just hours before they are due to take effect. The yuan fell to its...