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Trade Deal Hopes Keeps Equities Afloat, Caution Lingers

November 5, 2019

The global equity market is off to a positive start for the week on trade deal cues. Headlines since Friday hints at an active communication between Chinese & US Presidents to ensure a smooth and early resolution to phase 1 of the trade deal. While the exact time frame and venue details on when the deal may be signed is yet to be concluded, active communication between both nations is seen as a welcoming move helping improve investor risk appetite in the global market.

Equities Gain on Trade Talk Cues, Brexit Woes Cap Gains

October 22, 2019

The global equity market started off on a positive note following headlines-driven momentum. Comments from US President Trump last Friday stating that phase 1 of the trade deal is likely to be signed by Mid-November and comments from Chinese vice Premier Liu He ensuring efforts to sign a trade deal boosted investor risk appetite. The headlines are leading speculative traders into the hamster wheel as the situation surrounding the trade deal has been repetitive over the last couple of months with historic data hinting at recurring price patterns in risk assets and investor reaction to headlines.

Equities Trade Positive Albeit Capped Gains Ahead of Sino-U.S. Trade Talks

October 10, 2019

US stock market last night suffered a catastrophic loss on escalating trade tensions following Trump administration’s move to blacklist Chinese firms ahead of key trade talks between China and the U.S.A. The US Greenback took a blow following Fed Chair Powell’s comments in his speech yesterday when he stressed that the recent Fed decision was no sign of long term quantitative easing and was more of a technical exercise to ensure that financial system has enough functioning liquidity as there are plans for expanding its balance sheet once again in near future.

Markets Calm Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

October 9, 2019

FedChair Jerome Powell signalled further interest rate cuts and the resumption of bond purchases. The US-China relations is set to be the key driver of sentiment over the coming days with the trade delegation meeting on Thursday. Traders increased their bets the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth and the effects of the trade tensions.

Equities Mixed As Trade Talks Resume, Updates Awaited

October 9, 2019

US Wall Street yesterday saw major benchmark indices and stocks close on a dovish note as investors took a cautious stance ahead of trade talks between China and U.S.A. However, Asian markets saw major indices and key equities trade and close on a positive note as investors were optimistic about the possibility of positive progress in trade talks given the recent trade deal between the US and China.

Equities Decline on Trade Tension Escalation, Trade Talk Proceedings in Focus

October 1, 2019

Global stock market is off to a dovish start for the week as trade tensions escalated following update from the US last Friday hinting at drastic measures to make china submit to its demand. Trump hinted at possible delisting of Chinese firms from US exchanges and further drastic measures planned unless China agrees to US terms. However, its impact was decreased a bit following clarification from US treasury officials that they don’t plan on stopping Chinese firms from being listed in US exchanges.