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Stocks Advance Ahead Of Powell’s Speech At Jackson Hole
Asian markets took a leaf out of the Dow’s book and were on the rise ahead of a key speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. The Dow closed 0.2% higher overnight in a volatile session, whilst the S&P finished on the flat-line and the Nasdaq dipped lo… Read more


Stocks Mixed As Traders Digest FOMC Minutes
The Dow staged an impressive comeback in the previous session, boosted by retailers and tech stocks even as the bond markets were once again flashing recession warning signals. The Dow rallied 240 points despite the 2 year bond yield inverting with the 10 year… Read more


Italian politics & FOMC minutes to boost dollar?
Asian markets trade mixed overnight after Wall Street ended lower. European and US futures are pointing to a cautiously higher start on the open. After a wild ride over the past 10-day investors are sitting tight. A lull in news about the ongoing trade dispute… Read more


Flows out of havens as recession fears let up
Asian markets followed Wall Street higher overnight and European futures are also pointing to a broadly firmer start on the open, amid growing optimism of stimulus in major economies which are showing signs of being negatively impacted by the ongoing US - Sino… Read more


Stimulus Hopes Lift Sentiment & Stocks
Quickly recapping, equities experienced their worst week so far this year, and bonds soared as investors sought safety amid an escalation of the US – Sino trade war. The US and UK yield curves inverted flashing recession alarm warning bells. As the Dow dumped … Read more


Tensions ease as central bank stimulus expectations grow
Wall Street finished a volatile session broadly on positive ground overnight, with the S&P and the Dow advancing whilst the Nasdaq nudged lower. Stronger than forecast US retail sales and better than expected earnings from the likes of Walmart helped calm … Read more


Carnage on Wall Street as yield curves invert
As recession warnings flashed from the bond market, Wall Street plummeted lower overnight. The Dow closed down 800 points whilst the Nasdaq and the S&P tumbled 3% and 2.9% respectively. Asian markets followed US equity indices lower. An inversion of the 2… Read more


Stocks Bounce On Trump’s Tariff Delay
Asian markets joined the relief rally overnight, which saw stocks on Wall Street surge, after the Trump administration delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports until December. Good news in the markets has been a rarity over recent weeks, so reports of the delay… Read more