Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Fed sounds positive note but the markets seem unimpressed… Eurozone bloc at risk of deflation again but ECB may not act…. Argentina in default but the country’s shares see sharp rise… And western oil companies review their investments in Russia.

  • Daily Market Update

    It’s a big day for US data and the markets are expecting positive news… European shares dip and Euro falls while Asia enjoys more rises… Twitter shares trading higher after better than expected results last night… Amazon primes itself for Indian growth … And the UK could be about to introduce tougher penalties for rogue traders.

  • Daily Market Update

    World stock near record high… Russian sanctions could damage EU recovery… And more than a third of Americans face debt collectors.

  • Daily Market Update

    US futures down as busy week of data commences… Europe markets subdued after Russian sanctions decision… Asian markets positive on earnings and Chinese industry data… Obama may not need Congress to hit tax inversions says former Treasury official… Yukos shareholders awarded $50 billion but it’s not over yet… And veteran investor predicts US stock market slump.

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks lower after a mixed week… Obama calls for action on tax inversions… Murdoch deal hands Fox a cash war chest ready for another bid for Time Warner… Argentina heading for $1.5 billion default… And gold set to stay lower for some months.

  • Daily Market Update

    US futures suggest lower open after yesterday’s records, European data lifts euro stocks… FAA lifts Israel flight ban… Facebook results show huge potential of mobile advertising sector… Slow wage growth likely to mean low interest rates for some time… and ECB suffers cyber attack.

  • Daily Market Update

    Asia and Europe trade higher on earnings news… Apple sales growth in China and the other BRIC nations… Facebook set to announce results with lots to ‘like’… Money markets set for reforms…

  • Daily Market Update

    Wall Street set for higher start with earnings and data expected to be positive… Europe and Asia markets higher today as geopolitical risk in Ukraine shows some optimism… Senate criticizes hedge fund dealings that cost taxpayers billions in lost revenue… Apple set to report but has it lost its heat?… And S&P’s warning over European debt…

  • Daily Market Update

    European markets weakened by Ukraine crisis but US stocks expected to be less affected… Investors grow wary of junk bonds… Russians sell US based steel plants… America’s fast food giants suffer another scandal in China… And Swiss bank optimistic over US investigation…

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets await Yellen’s testimony on Capitol Hill… Tobacco firms deal set to go ahead… Oil prices fall again despite Libyan unrest… Trans-Atlantic trade talks continue… US hotels sector booming again… Canada’s banks vulnerable to housing market say analysts…