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Weekly Market Review (13 Jan 2020) - What happened & What's next?

Global indexes mostly closed higher last week due to easing tension between US and Iran as well as optimism on trade deal. On Wednesday, Trump said Iran appeared to be ‘standing down’ after an attack on Iraqi air bases housing US troops. In addition, investors were optimistic about next week’s…

Weekly Market Review (6 Jan 2020) - What happened & What's next?

Global markets closed with mixed result last week S&P 500 -0.2% WoW, Dow Jones Index (DJI) flat WoW while MSCI Asia ex-Japan +0.6% WoW.

Weekly Market Review (30 Dec 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Global markets closed higher last week with S&P 500 +0.6% WoW, Dow Jones Index (DJI) +0.7% WoW and MSCI Asia ex-Japan +0.9% WoW.

Weekly Market Review (23 Dec 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Global indexes were closed higher last week as Brexit and US-China trade headwinds clear away. Optimism started on Thursday when Fed left interest rates unchanged while expressing optimism about US economic health. In addition, Boris Johnson’s (UK Prime Minister) Conservative Party has won the election, securing 365 chairs out of…

Weekly Market Review (16 Dec 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Global indexes were closed higher last week as Brexit and US-China trade headwinds clear away. Optimism started on Thursday when Fed left interest rates unchanged while expressing optimism about US economic health. In addition, Boris Johnson’s (UK Prime Minister) Conservative Party has won the election, securing 365 chairs out of…

Weekly Market Review (9 Dec 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Equities started the week on a weak footing as President Trump reimposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Argentina and Brazil, and announced intentions to impose 100% tariffs on ~US$2.4bn of French imports.

Weekly Market Review (25 Nov 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Global indices closed lower last Friday as investors continued to digest mixed headlines on the progress of US-China trade negotiations.

Weekly Market Review (18 Nov 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Global indices closed the week with mixed performance. The decline was mainly due to lack of meaningful progress on US-China trade deal, protests in HK and weak economic data dampening investor confidence.