Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    Ukraine unrest and inflation data subdues Eurozone markets… Asia has unremarkable day and US futures edge downwards… US GDP and jobless claims figures out this morning… At least 5 banks hit by cyber attacks… Lending Club to go public and Apple loses bid for injunction against Samsung…

  • Daily Market Update

    Europe awaits ECB stimulus… Asian markets generally have a good day… US stock market could hit another record today… IMF chief under investigation by French judiciary… Snapchat valued at $10 billion… And are we seeing a ‘dot tv’ boom?

  • Daily Market Update

    S&P hits record highs yesterday, US futures generally up this morning… Amazon buys video game viewing website Twitch… Buffett to help fund BK deal…

  • Daily Market Update

    Europe’s markets positive after ECB speech… Burger King could be moving to Canada if tie-up goes ahead… US housing data expected to be positive… Health insurance credits could wipe out tax refunds…

  • Daily Market Update

    It’s Yellen Friday – the markets await the Fed chair’s speech…. Apple gets bitten by a supply chain glitch… And a US retailer looks to fill a gap in the Indian market…

  • Daily Market Update

    Eurozone and China issue disappointing data… US jobless figures out this morning… Jackson Hole gathering begins today… Bank of America settlement could be $17 billion but may be less with tax offset… And the G20 set to agree moves to end ‘too big to fail’…

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks stall as Bank of England hints at interest rate rise and all eyes turn to the Fed’s policy meeting minutes… The US dollar gains against other major currencies… Standard Chartered hit with another large fine by US regulators… And Apple just keeps on growing as iPhone 6 anticipation fuels investment…

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks rise as appetite for risk returns… Lawmakers want revised Fed plan for banks… Evoq Properties to be sold in $357m deal… And dollar stores in bidding war…

  • Daily Market Update

    Stock markets in Europe and Asia have recovered after Friday’s increased tension between Russian and Ukraine… An embarrassing penalty for PwC … Yellen to speak this week from Jackson Hole… Canada’s big six banks prepare for earnings reports… And US retailers hit by computer hackers.

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks recover to end the week up… US producer price index and consumer confidence data out today… Banks clamping down on casino money laundering… Coca Cola does a monster deal… And global tourist spend is down…