Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk June 3rd, 2016

A strong opening hour (+1%) for the Nikkei on the back of a better than expected data release (Wages and Services) but by late morning had fallen back to [...]

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Market Talk – June 2, 2016

The Nikkei (cash) really hit the tiles today (-2.3%) having received confirmation of the delay to the Sales Tax and its two year reschedule. The JPY saw the flight [...]

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Market Talk for June 1st, 2016

As rumored, Japan’s PM Mr. Abe announced today that the Sales Tax increase is to be delayed for the second time. This will very likely have an impact on Ratings [...]

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Market Talk for May 31st, 2016

All the Asian indices performed well today and mainly off the back of the rumors that China -Shares are to be included in the MSCI soon. These were only rumors but [...]

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Market Talk for May 30th, 2016

Asian market were mixed on a very quiet start to what could be a busy week. As the USD extended its recent gains against the JPY resulting in the Nikkei rebounding, [...]

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Market Talk May 27, 2016

Asian markets followed the mixed US session with a calm steady reply resulting in gains for the Hang Seng (+0.9%) and the Nikkei edging better (+0.4%) whilst the [...]

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Market talk May 26th, 2016

A choppy session in Asia saw the Nikkei open strong but close almost unchanged while HSI and Shanghai spent the majority of the day negative only to close small [...]

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Market Talk – May 25th, 2016

Following a strong day in the US all core Asian Indices opened firm and with the exception of Shanghai, did not look back. China could not hold on to the mornings [...]

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Market Talk – May 24, 2016

It was debated at length today whether the Nikkei leads JPY or the yen leads the stock market! Either way we saw cash equities lose 0.9% today whilst the Yen [...]

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Market Talk – May 23, 2016

You could say that Japan has had more than fair share of poor data lately but sadly it continued today after a larger than expected trade data and a further [...]

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