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Market Talk – November 16, 2016

By admin / November 16, 2016

Again, we saw good performance from the Nikkei but with the currency attempting the 110 handle having a neutral ling affect. The index closed up over 1% on the day and was helped by the renewed OPEC rumour of potential output cuts. Other Asian exchanges were equally better bid but could not sustain their performance […]

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Market Talk – November 15th, 2016

By admin / November 16, 2016

Despite a better than expected GDP in Japan (almost double expectations) yesterday failed to inspire much of a follow through today. That was the case until the cash market closed and it was only then that the Yen took a turn for the worse. In late US trading the Yen broke into the 109 handle […]

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Market Talk – November 14th, 2016

By admin / November 14, 2016

In Japan we saw a much better than was forecast GDP release (+2.2% v’s expectations of +0.9%) which created a huge positive move for the Nikkei but to the detriment of the JPY. The Nikkei finished the day 1.7% higher whilst the Yen traded back over the 108 handle a move on the day of around 1.6% […]

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Market Talk – November 11th, 2016

By admin / November 12, 2016

With all the fun and games this week it was a fairly quiet day for the Nikkei closing just 0.2% higher on the day. The JPY also behaved itself but with dealers remaining fearful it is only time before we see another leg lower for the Yen. Shanghai finished the week on a positive note […]

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Market Talk – November 10, 2016

By admin / November 11, 2016

One of the largest one day gains seen in the Nikkei with a rally of almost 7% on the day. Upon the open almost no trades were seen until the index was over 5% higher, comfortably taking out the 17k level again. However, the flip-side of this move was the JPY which traded from 101 […]

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Market Talk – November 9, 2016

By admin / November 9, 2016

That was interesting! Obviously well trodden ground now but the DOW futures were around 800 points lower at the time the Asian cash markets closed. The Nikkei was down over 5% on the day and as result of market bouncing in early US trading the futures are up over 900 points (5.75%). The Yen traded […]

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Market Talk – November 8, 2016

By admin / November 9, 2016

Today was always going to be about the election with all markets anxiously awaiting any headline. In China we saw a smaller than expected Trade number but really was nothing to write home about. Also, we heard that foreign exchange reserves fell by $45.7bln to $3.121 trillion which was one of the largest declines this […]

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Market Talk – November 7, 2016

By admin / November 7, 2016

Markets were dominated by the overnight news that the FBI would be taking no action over the newly uncovered Hilary Clinton emails! As soon as the news broke we saw positive price action for most core indices (cash and futures) with a decent bounce in the US Dollar whilst last weeks safe-haven bids (precious metals […]

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Market Talk – November 4, 2016

By admin / November 4, 2016

As Japan was on holidays Thursday it was today that the Nikkei cash market caught up with yesterdays futures decline. With the market still nervous surrounding the FBI’s investigations ahead of the US elections, coupled with todays release of the Non-Farms Payrolls prices were hit closing down 1.4% on the day way before numbers were […]

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Market Talk – November 3rd, 2016

By admin / November 4, 2016

Strong economic data in China (PMI released at 52.4) supported an encouraging rally for the Shanghai after recent regional losses. The index ,managed a 0.85% rally just as Hong Kong’s Hang Seng large cap’s took a hit (-0.6%). The Nikkei was closed today for Culture Day national holidays. The Yen, however, was trading and continued […]

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