Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk May 5th, 2016

A relatively quiet night in Asia with China PMI (51.8%) marginally under the April  52.2% reading. Although this had a short-term influence just ahead of lunch [...]

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Market Talk – May 4, 2016

  With Japan still closed the enthuses continues to concentrate on the US Dollars turnaround! The Australian ASX closed down 1.6% as BHP lost 6.5% on rumors [...]

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Market Talk — May 3, 2016

A morning where PMI’s (Purchasing Managers Index) continue to rule the markets. China’s reaction was somewhat muted after mainland index rallied to close with [...]

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Market Talk – May 2, 2016

Nikkei cash opened today following the same trend from Friday’s late US futures session with cash down around 4%. This did ultimately produce the days low and [...]

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Market Talk – April 29, 2016

It was the turn of the Hang Seng to play catch-up with Japan today and probably the perfect opportunity with the Nikkei closed for a national holiday. The HSI [...]

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Market Talk – April 28, 2016

Many market players were expecting further measures from the BOJ overnight but was not to be! It was widely expected that further details of asset purchases would [...]

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Market Talk — April 27, 2016

With the exception of Australia, last night saw a fairly dull session ahead of the FED and also the BOJ decision expected tonight. All core indices were negative [...]

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Market Talk – April 26, 2016

Unfortunately, it was just the Nikkei that prevented a positive “clean-sweep” for core Asian indices today. The Nikkei remains nervous ahead of the BOJ despite [...]

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Market Talk — April 25, 2016

This week all eyes will be focused on Central Banks, namely the BOJ, RZB and time again for the Federal Reserve. Stocks have started the week on a nervous note with [...]

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Market Talk – April 22, 2016

A little overdue but today we heard from the Bank of Japan and possible proposals to take rates even further negative and the likelihood banks passing these levels [...]

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