Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk – November 17, 2016

We hardly saw any excitement overnight other than the fact that the BOJ bought some 10yr JGB’s to keep yield around zero. This obviously has a detrimental affect [...]

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Market Talk – November 16, 2016

Again, we saw good performance from the Nikkei but with the currency attempting the 110 handle having a neutral ling affect. The index closed up over 1% on the day [...]

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Market Talk – November 15th, 2016

Despite a better than expected GDP in Japan (almost double expectations) yesterday failed to inspire much of a follow through today. That was the case until the [...]

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Market Talk – November 14th, 2016

In Japan we saw a much better than was forecast GDP release (+2.2% v’s expectations of +0.9%) which created a huge positive move for the Nikkei but to the [...]

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Market Talk – November 11th, 2016

With all the fun and games this week it was a fairly quiet day for the Nikkei closing just 0.2% higher on the day. The JPY also behaved itself but with dealers [...]

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Market Talk – November 10, 2016

One of the largest one day gains seen in the Nikkei with a rally of almost 7% on the day. Upon the open almost no trades were seen until the index was over 5% [...]

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Market Talk – November 9, 2016

That was interesting! Obviously well trodden ground now but the DOW futures were around 800 points lower at the time the Asian cash markets closed. The Nikkei was [...]

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Market Talk – November 8, 2016

Today was always going to be about the election with all markets anxiously awaiting any headline. In China we saw a smaller than expected Trade number but really [...]

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Market Talk – November 7, 2016

Markets were dominated by the overnight news that the FBI would be taking no action over the newly uncovered Hilary Clinton emails! As soon as the news broke we saw [...]

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Market Talk – November 4, 2016

As Japan was on holidays Thursday it was today that the Nikkei cash market caught up with yesterdays futures decline. With the market still nervous surrounding the [...]

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