NFP Archives - The Industry Spread

European Equities Started Lower, Gold Below 1,500

October 8, 2019

Nikkei 225 benchmark in Tokyo ended 1.02% higher at 21,591, recovering from losses yesterday as investors turn their attention to the latest US non-farm payrolls report. Traders increased their bets that the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth abroad and the effects of the trade war. The Hang Seng index is trading 1.11% lower 25,821. The ASX 200 in Australia is trading 0.37% higher at 6,517.

Equities Bullish on Chip Sector Gains, Powell Speech & US Payroll Data in Focus

October 5, 2019

The global stock market is seeing positive price action today following cues from Wall Street activity yesterday. While Wall Street indices and stocks closed on a positive note, gains were still capped on account of cautious investor sentiment over concerns of global economic slowdown influenced by recent development in global tariff wars.

Nikkei Rebound, AUDUSD Higher Ahead of NFP data

October 4, 2019

Nikkei 225 benchmark in Tokyo ended 0.32% higher at 21,410, recovering from losses yesterday as investors turn their attention to the latest US non-farm payrolls report. Traders increased their bets hoping the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth abroad and the effects of the trade war. The Hang Seng index is trading 1.11% lower at 25,821. The ASX 200 in Australia is trading 0.37% higher at 6,517.

Markets in a wait and see Stance before NFP Data

June 7, 2019

Asian indices finished mixed today as investors are digesting the European Central Bank meeting and keeping an eye on the US-China trade tensions. The Nikkei225 finished 0.53 percent higher to 20,884 the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.26 percent higher at 26,965. The Shanghai Composite finished 1.17 percent lower to 2,827, while in Singapore the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0.36 percent higher to 3,157.