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16-10-2019

US-China deal hopes are being dashed, again. Netflix in focus.
US stock markets closed in the green on better-than-expected bank earnings on Tuesday.But the US stock futures headed south in the overnight trading session, as tensions with China started rising again amid the US House passed a bill on Hong Kong, which requir… Read more

16-10-2019

US bill risks China retaliation
Shares in Europe slipped, and US futures are pointing lower on Wednesday. There’s some fear out there that China will retaliate to a US bill defending the rights of Hong Kong protestors. The timing is certainly awkward, just as the US and China struck a “phase… Read more

15-10-2019

China wants more talks. Euro gains ahead of a potentially ugly ZEW survey.
Chinese officials threw cold water on the optimism about Donald Trump’s first phase trade agreement, as they said to be willing to discuss more before signing a deal. We could already feel that the Chinese were not fully satisfied with their Washington visit, … Read more

14-10-2019

Equities edge moderately higher, no feeling of euphoria after US-China partial agreement
Equities began the week on a positive note amid the US and Chinese officials reached a partial trade agreement at last week’s negotiations.The S&P500 (+1.09%), the Dow Jones (+1.21%) and Nasdaq (+1.34%) gained on Friday, although Donald Trump’s announcemen… Read more

11-10-2019

Markets on emotional roller-coaster over US-China, Brexit talks
Global markets are reassured by hints that the US and China could eventually reach an interim deal after US President Donald Trump said the first day of Washington negotiations went ‘very well’. US stocks swung higher in New York; the S&P500 (+0.64%), the … Read more

10-10-2019

China-US meets. Powell’s poor connection with the market throws confusion ahead of earnings season.
Pessimism is the right word to describe how investors feel about the US – China trade talks that are due to start in Washington today. Until last week, the markets had high hopes regarding the possibility of a trade deal, or at least an interim deal, mainly be… Read more

10-10-2019

EURUSD > 1.10 on talk of US-China currency pact
European shares are lower on Thursday. The losses in Europe follow a volatile session in Asia where shares gyrated to conflicting reports over the backdrop to high level trade talks set to begin today. Trade talks – “partial deal” would be huge for equities … Read more

9-10-2019

Equities down on fading hopes of a US-China deal amid rising political clash
Escalating tensions between the US and China painted the equity markets in red, as investors finally surrendered to the idea that the US-China talks may not lead to a deal at this week’s high-level negotiations.What’s new in the US-China trade saga?US imposed … Read more