Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk – September 19, 2016

As China opened after a long weekend, so it was that Japan was closed for national holiday (Respect for the Aged Day). There was also a computer issue in [...]

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Market Talk – September 16, 2016

The strong US session ran into Asia resulting in strong performances for both the Nikkei and Hang Seng. Both closing around 0.75% higher the main pull was from [...]

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Market Talk – September 14, 2016

The Nikkei gapped lower and despite several failed attempts to rally finally closed down 0.7%. The JPY after hitting the 103.50 level has traded stronger throughout [...]

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Market Talk – September 13th, 2016

A very welcomed rally in the US found the desired effect upon Asia initially but sadly failed to install confidence required to convince and resulting in a mixed [...]

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Market Talk – September 12, 2016

Asia started off where we left the US on Friday with the selling pressure still dominant. The Nikkei cash opened down over 1% lower and did not look likely to break [...]

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Market Talk – September 9th, 2016

Asia was a mixed with a strong Hang Seng (+0.75%) an unchanged Nikkei and a slightly weaker Shanghai (-0.55%), which after yesterdays ECB Q+A session was actually [...]

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Market Talk September 8th, 2016

Secondary economic data in Japan coupled with slight dovish comments BOJ comments and the Nikkei started to drift lower. At worse the index was down around 1% but a [...]

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Market Talk – September 7, 2016

The Nikkei and Shanghai both took very different directions to reach virtually the same conclusion in todays trading. The Nikkei started in negative territory [...]

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Market Talk – September 6th, 2016

We could be about to enter some interesting times as we settle back post holiday season. We are looking at a possible return to volatility especially after a clear [...]

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Market Talk – September 5th, 2016

After Fridays Payrolls release we saw Asian futures reflect a solid performance which was carried into the cash indices this morning. The Nikkei lost a little of [...]

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