Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk February 24th, 2015

When we left the Asian and European session you could not give equities away, and this evening everything has seen an about change! No, for us this is confidence [...]

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Market Talk for February 23rd, 2016

Asian stocks returned some of yesterdays gains as nerves and another turn in the oil price weighs on sentiment. Renimbi was fixed at its lowest level since early [...]

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Market Talk — February 22, 2016

After a slightly nervous start to the Asian trading day all core equity markets made solid gains of between 1 and 2%. A slight comfort was assumed in China after [...]

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Market Talk — February 19, 2016

A very welcome quiet Friday after another volatile week for Asian markets but at least this one has been positive for the Nikkei. Closing down today (-1.3%) as [...]

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Market Talk — February 18, 2016

Shanghai was following the heard (+1.5%) until the last few hours of trading when the index fell to close small down (-0.2%). Both the Nikkei and Hang Seng built on [...]

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Market Talk — February 17, 2016

This time is was Shanghai that bucked the trend after ending the day up +1.1% whilst the Nikkei and Hang Seng closed 1% lower. All core indices moved in a 3%+ [...]

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Market Talk — February 16, 2016

Despite weaker than expected Chinese Trade Balance stocks actually performed well on the back of PBOC rhetoric concerning the currency, taking it to its strongest [...]

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Market Talk February 15, 2016

Today’s rally in the Nikkei must have been a huge breath of fresh air for the BOJ (Bank of Japan). After opening 2% firmer the market went from strength to [...]

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Market Talk – February 12, 2016

The Nikkei re-opened after yesterday’s public holiday but again was sold from the open. The key banks suffered yet more liquidations eventually closing Mitsubishi [...]

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Market Talk – February 11, 2016

It must feel like there is no end in sight for the Japanese stock decline as futures continued their decline despite the cash being closed for a public holiday. We [...]

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