Opinion – Wednesday 19 June 2019

U.S. Equities approached all-time highs on optimism that President Donald Trump will de-escalate his trade war with China, adding to gains sparked by the ECB’s signal it is ready to cut interest rates if warranted. Treasuries and oil rallied. The S&P 500 trimmed...

Opinion – Tuesday 18 June 2019

U.S. Equities gained, led by FANG shares, while European stocks pared losses following a mixed session in Asia as a big week for central-bank policy gets underway. Crude oil slumped for the first time in three days. Facebook, Apple, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet...

Opinion – Monday 17 June 2019

Asian stocks were mixed at the start of a big week for central-bank policy. Treasuries edged lower. Japanese and Australian shares saw modest losses, while equities in Hong Kong climbed after the government suspended a controversial extradition bill. S&P 500...

Opinion – Friday 14 June 2019

U.S. Equities halted a two-day slide while Treasuries rose as investors assessed the likelihood for interest-rate cuts. Oil rallied on escalating Middle East tensions. The S&P 500 Index reached a five-week high as a surprise increase in U.S. jobless...

Opinion – Thursday 13 June 2019

U.S. tech shares slumped as concern about trade tensions blunted optimism that slower-than forecast inflation would allow the Federal Reserve to cut Interest Rates. Oil plunged to a four-month low. Chipmakers were among the worst performers as the S&P 500 Index...

Opinion – Wednesday 12 June 2019

U.S. stocks ended their longest winning streak in two months as investors weighed the outlook for trade talks and interest rate policy. Treasuries were steady along with the US Dollar. The S&P 500 Index closed slightly lower as a drop in industrial companies...