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Market Talk – September 28th, 2016

Asia, specifically the Nikkei, traded heavy from the opening and although attempted a bounce mid-session by the close ended 1.3% down. The JPY therefore saw moves [...]

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Market Talk – September 27, 2016

In general, the conclusion for trading in Asia was positive with core indices closing up around 1%. However, it did not open that way where we saw the Nikkei off [...]

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Market Talk – September 26th, 2016

A weaker opening for Asia with the Nikkei 0.7% lower mid-morning and just kept drifting having heard Mr Kuroda inflation expectations and his possible “lower [...]

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Market Talk – September 23, 2016

Today was the first day that the Nikkei cash has had to reflect upon the FED’s decision, as was closed Wednesday for a national holiday. Todays [...]

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Market Talk – September 20, 2016

Most markets were in a holding pattern awaiting the outcome of central bank decisions. The Nikkei faltered initially but was short-lived as by the end of the day we [...]

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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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