Wild week ends

By Craig Erlam It’s been another wild ride in the markets this week, but indices are on course to end it roughly where they started. There has been a lot to digest


Stability amid tech earnings

By Craig Erlam Equity markets stabilised a little in the middle of the week, with big tech earnings failing to steer them significantly one way or another. It’s been a mixed bag


Jumpin’ Vlad flash cuts his gas

By Jeffrey Halley The Ukraine/Russia conflict has suffered some headline fatigue of late, and more than a little complacency by the world’s financial markets, as China’s slowdown fears grabbed centre-stage. The economic


A mixed day in stock markets

By Craig Erlam Tuesday was a mixed day that saw European indices slip a little into the red, while Wall Street enjoyed better returns of more than 1%. US equities managed decent


Investors’ eyes on yield curve

By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist at Exinity Following a shorter trading week in which equities declined, commodity prices shot up and US 10-year Treasury yields hit a new three-year high, US


Investors dump pandemic winners, eyes on Fed

By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist at Exinity Last week was painful for investors, especially those with portfolios heavily tilted towards tech stocks and speculative assets like cryptocurrencies. The S&P 500 declined


Markets cautious ahead of busy week

By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist at Exinity Inflation risks, US Big Tech earnings, ongoing Delta ‘Plus’ Covid concerns, and the upcoming ECB meeting are all on investors’ radars this week. Stocks