Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk- January 18, 2019

The rumoured report of US weighing possibilities of easing tariffs certainly helped Asian markets to open on a positive note. The Hang Seng and Shanghai markets [...]

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Market Talk- January 17, 2019

Main talking topic in Asia today was in the Chinese market after Premier Keqiang’s warning of a difficult year ahead. Offering commitments of additional public [...]

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Market Talk- January 16, 2019

It appeared the rally seen in US stocks was insufficient to impress Asia with core markets closing mixed. Japan’s Nikkei returned some of yesterdays gains falling [...]

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Market Talk- January 15, 2019

The theme coming from US markets yesterday was a confident day as prices were lifted for much of it. Japan’s Nikkei also saw healthy demand after a lower open and [...]

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Market Talk- January 14, 2019

A weak start to the week for Asia probably reflecting China’s poor trade data. This mornings data was the lowest in two years and raises concerns of an [...]

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Market Talk- January 11, 2019

Last minute positivity in the US was released into Asia and we saw all core markets open higher. The Nikkei gained 1% on the day, even with poor economic data. The [...]

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Market Talk- January 10, 2019

Today was one of those days that had the potential to see lots, yet decided to leave it for another day. In China we saw a lower than expected print for the [...]

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Market Talk- January 9, 2019

More positivity in Asia today as hopes build following US/China trade talks entre their third day. Today, it was the turn of the Hang Seng to lead the pack with a [...]

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Market Talk- January 8, 2019

As the market waits for any headline materialising from the US/China trade talks, most Asian equity indices tread water. We did hear positive rhetoric from US [...]

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Market Talk- January 7, 2019

Asia was just playing catch-up this morning from Fridays after hours news. The US/China meeting finally started today, but news is yet to be heard of any [...]

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