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Market Talk – February 15, 2019

By admin / February 16, 2019

  Asia: The week ended on a disappointing note for the Asian markets from an otherwise relatively decent weekly return. The Nikkei 225 declined 1.08%, but managed to increase 2.81% for the week. The Shanghai declined 1.37% today. US and Chinese trade talks have yet to come to a conclusion with the situation crossing the […]


Market Talk – February 14, 2019

By admin / February 15, 2019

  Asia: Asian markets were mostly flat today with the exception of the KOSPI index (+1.1%) and the Hang Seng (23 bps decrease). The Chinese Shanghai stock market slipped 10 bps, even with good economic data regarding their trade numbers in January. The concern is still with the US-Chinese trade deal as negotiations continue. The […]


Market Talk – February 13, 2019

By admin / February 14, 2019

Asia: The Asian markets had another good day today with the Nikkei increasing 1.34%. This puts the 12-month rolling value at minus 5 bps. Compare this to the Shanghai index, which was down 14.94%! Regardless, all Asian indices find themselves in positive territory for the last 30 days with the Hang Seng climbing 8.36%. Today, […]


Market Talk – February 12, 2019

By admin / February 13, 2019

  Asia: A stellar day all-around in Asia, but the Japanese markets enjoyed the majority of the region’s gains. The Nikkei 225 shot up 2.61% today – playing catch up as the market was closed yesterday. Three markets produced double digit growth today: Taiyo Yuden, Haseko, and Tokai Carbon. One of the more recognizable names, […]


Market Talk – February 11, 2019

By admin / February 12, 2019

  Asia: Foundation Day is a day designed to mark the celebration of the founding of a nation. In the case of Japan, this is for the mythological foundation of Japan and the accession of its first Emperor Jimmu. For this occasion, the markets were closed in Japan. Therefore, we would like to extend our […]


Market Talk – February 8, 2019

By admin / February 8, 2019

  Asia: The topic for 2019 has certainly been the US-China trade negotiations. Today indicated the matter is far from solved. Negotiations are still ongoing with 21 days until the deadline. Also, like Germany, Trump wishes to ban all Chinese Telecommunications within the US as geopolitics are certainly heating up. China will reopen on Monday. […]


Market Talk – February 7, 2019

By admin / February 8, 2019

  Asia: As the majority of the major markets are closed, the Nikkei yet again took central focus. The Nikkei moved up 60 bps as we saw capital flows move into Japan. The USD/JPY also weakened by 20 bps to 109.73. The Kospi reopened with negligible effect rising 7 bps. The Indian Sensex performed reasonably well […]


Market Talk – February 6, 2019

By admin / February 7, 2019

  Asia: The following country’s markets are closed for the national holiday: China, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Singapore. The Chinese Yuan increased 16 bps against the dollar despite the market being closed. The Japanese stock market increased +0.14%. The YoY for the Nikkei is still negative, slipping -3.56%. The same cannot be said for […]


Market Talk – February 5, 2019

By admin / February 6, 2019

  Asia: With most of Asia closed due to the Chinese New Year (many wishes again!), Japanese was subject to represent the region. The Nikkei 225, dropped 19bps today. German Chancellor Angela Merkel recent trip to Japan highlighted a concern with Huawei that data emanating from the EU must not be handed over to the […]


Market Talk – February 4, 2019

By admin / February 4, 2019

  Asia: Firstly, we would like to wish our Chinese and Korean readers a happy new year and have a wonderful holiday. Asian stocks posted positive returns as optimism grew regarding a possible US and China trade deal. Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are due to meet on the 27th and 28th of February in […]

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