Market Round-Up

/Market Round-Up

April 2018

Weekly Market Round Up: 23 March 2018

By | 2018-04-09T09:44:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Market Round-Up|

TRUMP’S CHINESE TAKEAWAY UNSETTLES MARKETS Most major stock markets weakened as a tit for tat trade spat broke out between the US and China. US President Donald Trump slapped a 25% tariff on up to US$60 billion per annum of Chinese imports, and China uncorked its own against a US$3 billion basket of imports from [...]

January 2018

Weekly Market Round-Up: 5 January 2018

By | 2018-01-10T10:24:20+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Market Round-Up|

GLOBAL STOCK MARKETS START THE NEW YEAR WITH A BANG Global shares powered ahead during the first trading week of 2018, building on December’s gains. Japanese stocks touched multi-decade highs, while technology and energy stocks pushed US stock market indices further into record-breaking territory. Eurozone economic activity, accelerating at its fastest pace for seven years, [...]

November 2017

Weekly Market Round-Up: 24 November 2017

By | 2017-11-27T16:18:00+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Business, Market Round-Up|

STOCK MARKETS BOUNCE; EURO EXTENDS RALLY Stock markets edged higher worldwide, with the MSCI All Country World Index snapping a two-week decline, as data continued to point to a strengthening global economy. Euroarea company shares outperformed after a report showed that jobs growth and new manufacturing orders rose to 17-year highs; on the back of [...]