Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk — July 22, 2016

We saw a bit of a wobble today in Asian cash markets after BOJ governor Kuroda dismissed the idea of helicopter money and following a weak US [...]

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Market Talk — July 21, 2016

Talk that the BOJ was preparing even more stimulus to be announced at next weeks central bank meeting certainly helped the Nikkei and also sentiment for most core [...]

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Market Talk — July 20, 2016

Japan finally saw a down day (-0.25%) that could be allocated to the individual performance of Nintendo shares, which declined over 12% today due to the delayed [...]

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Market Talk — July 19, 2016

Some say the Nikkei is close to ending its bull run after seeing some impressive gains recently. However, after the long weekend we have seen yet another 1%+ gain, [...]

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Market Talk — July 18, 2016

Despite weekend press of Turkey, BREXIT and a small early CPI miss for New Zealand (0.4% against an expected 0.5%) and with Japan on a national holiday, all of this [...]

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Market Talk – Close of July 15, 2016

Asian markets finished small mixed but is the end of what has been an impressive week for the Nikkei. Japan closing the day +0.7% and on the week closes +9%. From [...]

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Market Talk – July 14th, 2016

Asia resumed its charge with a strong open in the Nikkei and never really looked back from there. Throughout the day the Nikkei made steady progress finally closing [...]

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Market Talk — July 13, 2016

Asia gapped open higher on continued strong sentiment brought forward from Abe’s election landslide victory weekend. The Nikkei saw a 1.4% rally at the open but [...]

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Market Talk — July 12, 2016

Having seen new highs made in the US markets overnight, Asia responded with its own rally coupled with an “Abeonomics” boost. With renewed support, Japanese [...]

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Market Talk — July 11, 2016

After Abe’s comment this was an awesome day for the Nikkei and laid the ground for Asia markets combined. A 4% rally for Japan with a 1.5% improvement for the [...]

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