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Market Talk – December 7, 2015

Asia saw a mixed session with prices marginally lower, but not too much to write home about. It was not until Europe opened that we started to see a pick-up in [...]

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Market Talk – November 25, 2015

If not for the Autumn Statement by the Chancellor George Osborne in the British Parliament today, I think dealers would have called an early night ahead of the [...]

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Market Talk – November 18, 2015

Asian equities lost momentum and saw losses in Shanghai and Hang Seng, and watched the Nikkei give back all of the opening gains. Europe fared no better closing [...]

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Market Talk – November 16, 2015

All markets opened on a nervous note following Fridays atrocities. In Asia, we saw the Nikkei and Hand Seng both down by more than 1%. This was accompanied by a [...]

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Market Talk – November 13, 2015

All core Asian indices opened weaker and not one recovered ahead of the weekend. Hang Seng and Shanghai were down 2% and 1% respectively, whilst the Nikkei lost [...]

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Market Talk — November 9, 2015

On Sunday, we saw the release of some weak Chinese data (exports fell 6.9% whilst imports 18.8%) resulting in a high trade surplus of $61.64bn. The Shanghai Index [...]

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Market Talk – November 4, 2015

Asia, and China in particular, put in a stellar performance today, eventually closing up over 4%. Rumors pushing the market that the PBoC is pursuing a tighter [...]

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Market Talk — November 3, 2015

Asia saw a mixed session with small plays in both directions from the core markets; the Hang Seng did however close strong (up 0.85%). Once the European session got [...]

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Market Talk – October 29, 2015

A mixed session out of Asia with not one market providing a clear sense of direction! The Nikkei and Shanghai spent the day flip-flopping between red and black [...]

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Market Talk — October 28, 2015

The Nikkei did see a solid performance today closing up +0.67%, but the guess is that large players will remain on the sidelines until after the BOJ at the end of [...]

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