Opinion – Wednesday 20 January 2021

U.S. Equity Markets started the week in positive territory, led by the NADDAQ 100 which closed with a gain of 1.50%. Vaccination progress sparked optimism after National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said President-elect Joe...

Opinion – Tuesday 19 January 2021

Markets were mildly risk-off on Monday as investors weighed strong economic data from China, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s stimulus plans and surging Coronavirus trends. Carrefour SA tumbled 6.9% after Canada’s Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. abandoned talks on a $20...

Opinion – Monday 18 January 2021

U.S. Equity Markets finished last week in the red, led by the NASDAQ 100 which closed lower by 0.75%. President-elect Joe Biden introduced the first part of his economic stimulus plan on Thursday night. The price tagged was $1.9 trillion, and it checked all of the...

Opinion – Friday 15 January 2021

U.S. Equity Markets closed mixed yesterday with the S&P leading the main Indices lower with a loss of 0.38% while the small cap Russell 200 closed 2.05% higher. President-elect Joe Biden rolled out the first part of his Economic Stimulus Plan after the close with...

Opinion – Thursday 14 January 2021

U.S. Equity Markets finished the day mixed, despite President Trump being impeached for ‘’inciting’’ last week’s Capitol riot in an historic second charge. Both the S&P and NASDAQ 100 closed higher while the Dow was flat after a quiet trading session. Optimism...

Opinion – Wednesday 13 January 2021

U.S. Equity Markets recovered earlier losses to close higher in what turned out to be a volatile trading session. The Russell 2000 led the market higher with a gain of 1.77%. Positive Federal Reserve commentary buoyed markets in the morning. Federal Reserve Bank of...