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As at As at 08.10 Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 Markets Remain on Edge
There was a mixed tone to markets and investor sentiment yesterday. European equities started the week back on the defensive after some negative news on the corporate profit front…..
As at As at 08.03 Monday, 20 Oct 2014 Market Volatility to Persist?
A combination of factors coalesced last week to create a ‘perfect storm’ of market uncertainty, with the weak outlook for global growth the primary concern. The resulting ‘risk-off’ tone to markets saw both EuroStoxx 50 and S&P 500 fall sharply…….
As at As at 08.01 Friday, 17 Oct 2014 Markets Remain Volatile
The ‘risk off’ tone to markets continued yesterday. On-going concerns over the strength of the global economy remained the primary reason for the loss of risk appetite. The decline in equities remained particularly pronounced in Europe…….
As at As at 08.07 Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 Risk Off, Dollar Weaker
There was very much a ‘risk off’ tone to markets yesterday. Weaker than expected US macro data added to concerns regarding the global economic outlook. The main equity markets fell by between 1-3%........
As at As at 08.04 Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 Sterling & Euro Negatively Impacted by Macro News
A busy schedule of data releases impacted on FX markets yesterday. In terms of sterling, the currency came under pressure following a sharper than expected fall in inflation (1.2% vs. f’cast 1.4%) in September……