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Weekly Market Review (07 Oct 2019) - What happened & What's next?

Global Equities dropped throughout the week, dragged by weaker economic data from the US and from Europe, especially weighed by 1) the ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing numbers, 2) by even weaker final Eurozone PMIs vs the flash releases and 3) after Germany’s five leading research institutes slashed their forecasts for…

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

Global indices ended the week lower with Dow Jones and S&P 500 declined by -1.0% WoW and -0.4% WoW, respectively. In the US, news has been focusing on the potential impeachment of President Trump, which could create uncertainty on the political situation heading into 2020 presidential election.

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

Majority of global indexes were closed lower last Friday with Dow Jones and S&P declined by -1.0% WoW and -0.5% WoW respectively. Earlier last week, hawkish Fed rate cut gave positive sentiment to equity indexes. Yet, stocks turned lower in Friday after a report that a Chinese delegation cancelled plans…

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 (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.