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Market Opinions – July 20, 2017

Global equity markets were all higher overnight but once again the Russian markets were exceptions to that rule. The Asian session started out with a June reading on the Japanese trade balance that returned to a surplus and that would seem to be a sign of improvement in that economy. It should also be noted […]

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Market Opinions – July 19, 2017

Global equity markets were mostly higher overnight with the exceptions to that rule the Russian Markets and the IBEX. The Asian and European sessions were quiet data-wise. In addition to the lack of key scheduled economic data overnight the markets are also being held in check because of the looming ECB meeting on Thursday. The […]

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Market Opinions – July 6, 2017

Global markets have had a mildly negative tone during the overnight session, although Chinese equities were able to grind out a modest gain. Market attention will be focused on the start of the G20 Summit in Poland on Friday, with the President expected to make a trade-related speech in Warsaw later today. In addition, the […]

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Market Opinions – July 5, 2017

Global equity markets were mixed overnight with Chinese stocks showing strength in the wake of comments from the Chinese central bank suggesting that the Bank would leave policies in place to assist the economy. The Asian session started with a Chinese service sector PMI reading that came in slower than the prior month. The European […]

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Market Opinions – June 29, 2017

Global equity markets were mostly higher overnight led by gains in the US on Wednesday, upbeat attitudes toward financial shares and stronger than expected German consumer confidence. The Asian session was highlighted by a May reading on Japanese retail sales which managed a rise of 2.0%. The European session featured a set of June Euro […]

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Market Opinions – June 27, 2017

Global equity markets were mixed overnight with Asian Markets generally higher and the rest of the world under minor pressure. The Asian session was quiet data-wise, while the European session presented Italian business and consumer confidence both of which came in better than expected. The North American session will start out with a weekly private […]

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Market Opinions – June 26, 2017

Global equity markets all traded higher overnight in a concerted rally that saw Chinese markets gain over 1%. The Asian session was relatively quiet data-wise, while the European session featured the June IFO survey of German business climate that bested expectations for a downtick with a fresh “record high”! The North American session will start […]

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Market Opinions – June 9, 2017

Global equity markets were mostly higher overnight with the exception the Hang Seng as the markets weren’t undermined by the surprise failure to get a “government” in the UK. Overnight May Chinese CPI saw as expected uptick from April’s 1.2% year-over-year rate, while the May Chinese PPI saw a moderate downtick from April’s 6.4% year-over-year […]

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Market Opinions – June 8, 2017

Global equities were mostly positive overnight with the exceptions the TOPIX, RTS and MICEX trading weaker. The Asian session started out with a first quarter reading on Japanese GDP that was expected to show a modest increase but instead the measure showed a weaker growth rate. The highlight of the Asian session came from a […]

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Market Opinions – June 7, 2017

Global markets were mostly higher with the XETRA DAX, All Ordinaries and IBEX bucking the trend and trading weaker. The Asian session featured April readings for the Japanese leading economic index which was weaker but that was partially offset by the fact that the Japanese coincident index showed improvement. The European session started out with […]

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