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Market Talk – January 18, 2017

Core Asian indices had a relatively good session today with small gains seen across the board. Currencies had been a little stretched yesterday so with a reset [...]

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Market Talk – January 17, 2017

A rather mixed session in Asia with many anxious to hear what British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has about to say about BREXIT. The Nikkei continued to experience [...]

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Market Talk – January 16th, 2017

A heavy day for Asian shares with 1% declines for many core markets. The fear was created as the British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to claim that [...]

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Market Talk – January 13, 2017

A healthy bounce for the Nikkei ahead of the weekend closing up +0.8% but we only saw a small reversal in the Yen. The currency needs to move at the same time but [...]

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Market Talk – January 12, 2017

It was not a pretty site for most stock markets today with much of the mainstream media blaming Trump. The first press conference will probably be remembered for [...]

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Market Talk – January 11, 2017

Although the Asian cash markets were reasonably strong today we did see a slight wobble in the Shanghai index. Japan cash closed +0.35% and Hang Seng even better at [...]

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Market Talk – January 10, 2017

After the holiday in Japan yesterday the JPY resumed its strong recovery and with it saw a decline in the Nikkei. The yen traded close to the 115 handle whilst the [...]

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Market Talk – January 9, 2017

The demand for safe-haven JPY returned with a vengeance today even though Japan was on a national holiday (Coming of Age Day) but in the futures markets the Nikkei [...]

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Market Talk – January 6, 2016

Most markets were waiting for the US employment report in order to set the theme for the rest of the month. Auto shares were the poor performer on the Nikkei today [...]

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Market Talk – January 5, 2017

After a 2% jump in the Nikkei yesterday we was no surprise to see a little profit-taking today. The JPY was a major talking point today with a very healthy bounce [...]

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