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European Equities Lower after Weak Data

April 18, 2019

Asian stocks finished lower from nine months highs, after worse than expected figures from Japan. Sino-US trade relations were in focus again today as White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said “very good progress” was being made in talks. The Nikkei225 main index lost 0,89 percent to 22,080, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.46 percent lower at 29,982. Chinese stocks also finished lower, with Shanghai Composite finishing 0.12 percent lower at 3,259, and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0.17 percent lower at 3,342.

AUDUSD Eyes 0.72, Gold Continues South

April 17, 2019

Asian stocks finished higher close to nine months highs, as investors sentiment was supported by strong Chinese industrial production numbers and better GDP data. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,25 percent to 22,277, the highest since December 4th, 2018. The Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.02 percent higher at 30,109.

AUDUSD Under Pressure After Dovish RBA

April 16, 2019

Asian stocks finished higher to the highest level in nine months, as investors cheer upbeat beginning of the US earnings season. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,32 percent to 22,238 the highest since December 4th, 2018, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.68 percent higher at 30,007. Chinese stocks are rallying, with Shanghai Composite finishing 1.55 percent higher at 3,226, and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0.16 percent higher at 3,329.

Nikkei Outperforms, Traders Eye more US Earnings

April 15, 2019

Asian stocks finished in positive tones to the highest level in nine months, as investors follow the gains from Wall Street indices on Friday helped by the upbeat beginning of the US earning season by JP Morgan and Wells Fargo. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 1.37 percent to 22,169 the highest since December 4th, 2018. The Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.02 percent higher at 29,914.

Gold Down $14, Breaks below $1300, EURUSD pops at 1.1285

April 12, 2019

Asian stocks finished in a mixed fashion, as investors digest updates from both the European and US central banks. US President Donald Trump also threatened to impose tariffs on $11 billion of European Union (EU) imports as retaliation on what he claims to be unfair subsidies to Airbus. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,69 percent to 21,861, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.30 percent lower at 29,747.

ECB and FED Without Surprises, Major Pairs Flat After Brexit Extension

April 11, 2019

Asian stocks finished mostly lower, as investors digest updates from both the European and US central banks. Yesterday, the IMF cut its GDP prediction for the third time in the last six months to the lowest since 2009. US President Donald Trump also threatened to impose tariffs on $11 billion of European Union (EU) imports as retaliation on what he claims to be unfair subsidies to Airbus.

Gold Breaks Above 1300, EURUSD at Two Weeks High

April 9, 2019

Asian stocks finished slightly positive, as investors follow recent positive signs of the China-US trade deal, first-quarter earnings which kick off on Friday with the US banks reporting, and Brexit developments. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,19 percent to 21,802, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.21 percent higher at 30,140.

Asian stocks Mixed as Brexit Deadline gets Closer

April 8, 2019

Asian stocks finished in a mixed state on Monday, as investors follow recent positive signs of the China-US trade deal. While in the UK, PM Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit extension, voiced her opposition to a no-deal Brexit and continues talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the deadlock. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index lost 0,21 percent to 21,761, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.33 percent higher at 30,015.

Traders Cautious Ahead of US Employment Figures

April 5, 2019

Asian stocks finished in a mixed state on Friday, as investors kept their eye on a key meeting between Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. While in the UK, PM Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit extension, voicing her opposition to a no-deal Brexit and calling for urgent talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the deadlock. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,38 percent to 21,807 and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index gained 0.19 percent higher at 3,322.

Asian Stocks at Seven Month High, Oil at Five Month High

April 3, 2019

Asian stocks extend recent rally at seven-month highs as reports favoring the US-China trade deal, and PM Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit extension, voicing her opposition to a no-deal Brexit and calling for urgent talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the deadlock. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,97 percent to 21,713, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 1.15 percent higher at 29,965.