Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk – October 19, 2015

The economic data released from China earlier this morning has been the most talked about economic topic across almost every trading desk today. China’s Q3 GDP [...]

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Market Talk – October 14, 2015

Globally, it has not been a pretty day for equities. Asia and U.S. indices are down with the worst being the Nikkei (off 2%) and that carried into the U.S. [...]

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Market Talk – October 13, 2015

The import numbers released from China early this morning was the last thing the commodity based countries wanted to see, especially after having found some [...]

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Market Talk – October 12, 2015

In Europe, despite the positive Asian market with the Shanghai Index exceeding 3% (on the back of weekend government vocal support), we had a lack luster session [...]

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Market Talk – October 8, 2015

Asia was indifferent; Europe was small positive, but it was not until we saw the Fed minutes and McCarthy announcement did stocks decide to make a definite move [...]

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Market Talk — October 5, 2015

The market reaction to the U.S. data on Friday has confused many with both stocks and bonds bouncing into the close. Overnight, the Asian equity markets have [...]

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Market Talk — Oct. 1, 2015

Asian equities further consolidated the gains today, adding an additional 1-2% on yesterday’s closes. In Europe, early efforts to rally were muted and [...]

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Market Talk – September 21, 2015

In Asia, the Hang Seng could not climb out of the red all day and eventually closed down –— 0.75%. As always, the Shanghai had a volatile session, initially [...]

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Market Talk – September 14, 2015

Asian equities traded on the heavy side today (Nikkei -1.63% and Shanghai -2.67%), and so followed Europe. However, the U.S. market appeared most nervous of [...]

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Market Talk – September 12, 2015

It was a mixed session for Asia yesterday after what has been a very volatile week. The talk remains as to what China’s next move would/should be and “if” [...]

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