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Weekly Market Review (23 May 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Asian equities recorded a weekly gain with MSCI Asia ex-Japan up by +3.5%WoW, in contrast to US equities that pared losses with S&P and DJI down by respectively -3.0%WoW and -2.9%WoW. With this figure, the relative performance of Asia vs US equities posted the best weekly gain since March-2020. 

Weekly Market Review (17 May 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Major global indexes booked another losses last Friday with S&P and MSCI Asia ex-Japan down by -2.4% WoW, despite a surge in the US stocks on Friday amid some easing in US long-bond yields. 

Weekly Market Review (09 May 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Major global indexes booked another losses last Friday with S&P and Dow Jones each down by -3.9% and -2.8% WoW respectively. Gains in the earlier week was wiped out as investors worried about stagflation. 

Weekly Market Review (18 April 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Major global indexes were closed lower last Thursday with S&P 500 down by -2.4% WoW and MSCI Asia ex-Japan -0.9% WoW as investors continued to focus on inflation with core goods PPI exceeded consensus expectation. 

Weekly Market Review (11 April 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Major global indexes were closed lower last Friday with S&P and Dow Jones each down by -1.3% and -0.3% WoW respectively as investors continued to digest expectations of the Fed becoming more aggressive in combating high inflation. 

Weekly Market Review (4 April 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Global indexes were closed mixed last week with S&P 500 up by +0.1% while MSCI Asia ex-Japan was up by +1.7%. While the COVID outbreak in China continues to weigh on consumption and supply chains, the resultant shortfall from the 5.5% growth may well lead to stronger policy support, which…

Weekly Market Review (28 March 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Global indexes were closed mixed last week following choppy trade on the back of reports of a missile strike on a Saudi Aramco facility. Oil futures turned higher as attack caused an explosion and fire at the facility. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy and the Russia-Ukraine war remained in…

Weekly Market Review (21 March 2022) - What happened and What's Next

Global indexes reversed and recorded a weekly gain with S&P 500, DJI, and MSCI ex Japan up by respectively +6.2%WoW, +5.5%WoW, 3.9%WoW. The Fed hiking cycle has been started, but historically struggle for equity market during the Fed’s hike preparation. Powell stated multiple times on “long cycle” indicating reluctance ahead…