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Market Talk- June 15, 2018

By admin / June 16, 2018

  Markets always seem to be waiting for something and even today it appears they were concerned about the BOJ and then later the US/China Trade Talks. The result for cash was that the market felt that the BOJ offered a helping hand after it today downplayed its previous view on inflation. The subsequent bounce […]


Market Talk- June 14, 2018

By admin / June 15, 2018

Asian markets did not bode well today, especially after the late sell-off in core US indices. Core Shanghai did attempt an initial rally, but could not find the momentum as Hong Kong sank. Just to close small down was an achievement given the surrounding circumstances. The Hang Seng lost 1% as Tech, Real estate and […]


Market Talk- June 13, 2018

By admin / June 14, 2018

  Interesting the price action in Asia following yesterdays events and action. The Nikkei was the only core market to record a positive return today, but probably weighted by the currency decline and safety boost. The Japanese index made steady progress throughout the day to close at the high, which was the complete opposite to […]


Market Talk- June 12, 2018

By admin / June 13, 2018

Obviously, the headline topic throughout Asian and European trading hours was the Singapore meeting between US President Trump and N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Interesting the markets were reasonably quiet during the process and even during the hour long Trump press conference. An historic day for sure as just to meet and talk has taken […]


Market Talk- June 11, 2018

By admin / June 11, 2018

We saw an interesting response after the weekends G7 meeting. Despite many negative headlines and a nervous stock opening we eventually saw confidence return and prices built momentum. The Nikkei bounced from a negative opening and rallied throughout the day to eventually close +0.5% higher on the day. Exporters, Technology and Financials all helped gains […]


Market Talk- June 8, 2018

By admin / June 8, 2018

The uncertain US tech session resulted in negative Asian prices with China underperforming all the region. Core Shanghai and the Hong Kong’s Hang Seng both lost around 1.5% as financials, tech, real estate and energy stocks all traded heavy. We are starting to see a differing of opinion between China and other emerging economies, but […]


Market Talk- June 7, 2018

By admin / June 7, 2018

Any doubts the markets were having were displaced after yesterdays strong US performance. the DOW breached the psychological 25k level and we are off to the races again. The NASDAQ has been creating fresh ground and now it will not be long before the S+P and the DOW join them. Asian markets still need convincing […]


Market Talk- June 6, 2018

By admin / June 6, 2018

Asia has been significant in that even as Trade Talks loom overhead the sentiment could not help but push prices ahead. Although the Nikkei opened lower, it spent the rest of the day rallying as the currency declined. Registering a end of day gain of +0.4%, whilst the Yen lost -0.4% to close with a […]


Market Talk- June 5th, 2018

By admin / June 5, 2018

Although yesterdays US session was a solid performance, it had produced that gain within the first couple of hours trading, so although solid did not really extend much further. That sentiment was reflected in Asia today with gains but not excessive and left some core behind, especially having had to recover from some early losses. […]


Market Talk- June 4, 2018

By admin / June 4, 2018

Following a strong US close on Friday and the lack of disrupting headlines over the weekend, including the G7 and so Asia returned a positive session across the region. The Nikkei rallied 1.35% as currency drifted and exporters benefited. The Yen plays at mid 109’s as the US Dollar sees strong demand focusing from the […]

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