Opinion – Tuesday 20 April 2021

U.S. Equity Markets fell from their highs to start the week, with all three main Indexes closing in the red. There were not many drivers, though there was some focus on overly bullish sentiment from retail investors. Elsewhere, President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet...

Opinion – Monday 19 April 2021

U.S. Equity Markets ended last week at new all-time highs, with the Dow leading the charge, closing higher by 0.49%. Strong economic data continued to provide a tailwind for markets. Housing Starts and Building Permits rose more than expected in March, signalling that...

Opinion – Friday 16 April 2021

U.S. Equity Markets surged on positive economic data, with all three main Indexes closing at new all-time highs. Jobless claims fell, and came in well below estimates. In fact, they hit the lowest level since the pandemic disrupted the labour market last March. This...

Opinion – Thursday 15 April 2021

U.S. Equity markets traded in wide range before ending yesterday’s session mixed as investors digest the start of earnings season. The earnings season officially kicked off – with reports from JPMorgan (JPM) and Goldman Sachs (GS). Both companies handily beat...

Opinion – Wednesday 14 April 2021

U.S. Equity Markets were volatile on vaccine and inflation concerns, before ending yesterday’s session with mixed results. Markets were lower early in the morning, before turning sharply higher. Vaccine news sparked some concerns, after the U.S. halted Johnson &...

Opinion – Tuesday 13 April 2021

U.S. Equity Markets eased off their highs to start the week, finishing the day lower, led by the NASDAQ which ended yesterday’s session with a loss of 0.36%. Markets declined from their highs set at the end of last week. There were not too many headlines driving the...