Increasingly pessimistic

By Craig Erlam European stock markets are poised for another weak open as much of Asia reopened on Tuesday to large declines. Asia is flashing red as it nears the close and


The waiting game

By Jeffrey Halley         Markets were quiet overnight ahead of a deluge of tier-1 earnings, data, and the US FOMC policy decision over the rest of the week. Equities, currencies, oil and precious


More tail chasing in the markets

By Jeffrey Halley        Wall Street did another U-turn overnight, finishing lower as the dearth of tier-1 data and the pre-FOMC media blackout left the FOMO gnomes chasing their tails once again. Wall


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

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