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

Positive news continued to trickle in this past week, further boosting equities. First, trade tensions eased further on a slew of goodwill ‘gestures’ by both the US and China. China exempted 16 US products from tariffs while on Friday it announced it will exempt US soybeans, pork and other agricultural…

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

Dow Jones and S&P Index were up by +1.5% WoW and +1.8% WoW respectively, as US and China agreed to restart trade talk in October 2019.

Weekly Market Review (26 Aug 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Dow Jones Index and S&P 500 declined -1.0% and -1.4%WoW, respectively, mainly dropped on the last day of trading as China's move to add 5-10% tariffs on $75bn of US exports in two tranches on Sep 1 and Dec 15, and end the suspended tariff hike on cars and car…

Weekly Market Review (19 Aug 2019) - What happened & What's next?

SPX declining -1%WoW due to market concerns on potential upcoming US recession on the back of the US 10Y/2Y yield curve briefly inverting, weak German economic data and China’s disappointing credit and activity data where Industrial Production and retail sales growth slowed down in July.

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

Global equities continued to trade lower last week S&P500 -0.5%WoW, Dow Jones -0.8% WoW, Nikkei -1.5% WoW and Shanghai -3.2% WoW still due to concern about trade war. Indexes experienced sharp losses early last week but managed to claw back most of the losses on the last day.

Weekly Market Review (29 July 2019) - What happened & What's next?

While US equities posted new highs (SPX +1.7% WoW) on strong corporate earnings, Asian equities struggled, posting declines of -0.8WoW, as investors somewhat pared back their expectations on the extent of easing by CBs.

Weekly Market Review (22 July 2019) - What happened & What's next?

US markets ended the week with the steepest weekly decline since the end of May-19, Dow Jones and S&P declined by -0.65% and -1.2% WoW respectively. The slipped occurred after Fed indicated that rate cut in the upcoming meeting will be lower than expected (25 bps from market expectation of…

Weekly Market Review (15 July 2019) - What happened & What's next?

•    US markets touched new highs last week on the back of Powell’s Testimony which signaled a rate cut in July. On the other hand, Asia started the week on a dismal note due to dampened expectations of Fed cuts post the strong US June NFP data and escalating trade…