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Market Overview – May 24, 2017

Global equity markets were once again mixed even within geographical areas! The European session was highlighted by a June reading on the Gfk survey of German consumer climate which managed an uptick of +0.2 compared with May’s 10.2 reading. The North American session will start out with the FHFA house price index, followed by April […]

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Market Overview – May 23, 2017

Global equity markets were mixed with European markets forging gains and Asian stocks generally weak. The European session started out with Markit “flash” manufacturing PMI numbers from around Europe, with German Ifo readings hitting a record high in May and the Euro zone manufacturing jobs reportedly adding jobs at the fastest pace in 20 years. […]

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Market Overview – May 22, 2017

Global equity markets were mixed overnight with gainers and losers distributed evenly around the globe. The Asian session featured an April reading on the Japanese trade figures which notched a 5th straight month of export increases. The European session will be fairly quiet data-wise, while the North American session will be highlighted by a May […]

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Fresh Fundamentals Help Support but not Drive Gold Upward

OUTSIDE MARKET DEVELOPMENTS: Global equity markets were mixed with more markets trading higher than lower. The Asian session was highlighted by the April Eco Watchers survey which saw an “as expected” uptick from March’s 47.4 reading. The European session started out with April Swiss CPI which was forecast to see a minimal downtick from March’s […]

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