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Market Talk – April 28th, 2017

After the US closed we saw yet more encouraging results from the likes of Alphabet (Google parent) and Amazon (+4% futures) which has boosted confidence into the [...]

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Market Talk- April 27th, 2017

Two central banks were in play today, but neither moved on rates which was very much expected by the markets. The BOJ did however raise its economic forecast [...]

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Market Talk- April 26, 2017

Strong US earnings are matching or indeed breaching expectations and the DOW is reflecting the confidence. Well, that is how the mainstream opinion feels – [...]

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Market Talk- April 25, 2017

Monday’s Asian trading needed to see Europe’s and the US reaction before getting too carried away and that is probably what we saw today. With all core [...]

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Market Talk- April 24, 2017

Donald Trump’s tweet on Saturday for plans of a “big” tax reform announcement on Wednesday has probably been overshadowed by Sundays event. The first [...]

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Market Talk – French Election Reaction

Early Market Talk Update following French vote: Following the result of the first round vote within France, the Asian exchanges were perplexed. One clear message [...]

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Market Talk- April 21, 2017

Having seen a strong US close on the back of potential tax reforms sooner rather than later, Asia responded with positive returns across the board. Well, actually [...]

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Market Talk – April 20, 2017

Financials, energy, and resources took Asian markets weaker early in the sessions but had reversed all by the close with only the Nikkei not managing a gain. The [...]

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Market Talk- April 19th, 2017

Most of the talk yesterday concerned Europe and specifically the UK’s snap election decision by the PM, Theresa May. In Asia, we saw the reaction to the news [...]

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Market Talk – April 18, 2017

We saw a mixed session in Japan today with the Nikkei bouncing from yesterdays lows eventually closing up +0.35% whilst the currency rejected the 107 handle last [...]

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