MARKET ACTIVITY & OPENING CALLS – 17/4/19

Yesterday – FTSE 100 +33 points at 7469, DAX +0.67% at 12101, CAC +0.36% at 5528

DJIA+67 points (+0.26%) at 26452, S&P 500+0.05 at 2907 NASDAQ +030% at 8000 – Street of Dreams keeps its head above water in reasonable earnings – NETFLIX made decent progress with its earnings but outlook was a little cautious.

TODAY – ASX -0.19% at 6265, Shanghai unchanged at 3253, Hang Seng -0.22% at 30062, Nikkei +0.27% at 22281 – Asian markets were rather somnolent as Japan logged its first trade deficit in three years for the financial year ended in March, amid concerns of a broad slowdown in the global economy which dented its exports. For the month of March, Japan’s trade surplus fell by 33% as exports slumped 2.4% from a year ago.

 

Bonds – Japan -0.02%, Germany 0.07%, France 0.42%, Spain 1.08%, Portugal 1.19%, UK 1.22%, US 2.59%, Italy 2.59, Greece 3.29%

Cable $1.3056, €/£0.8655, €/$1.1303, $/Y111.94 – Gold $1279.70 – Nymex $64.45, Brent $71.96 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements –Wednesday – Mediclinic, Countryside Properties, Bunzl, Segro, Hays, Thursday – Moneysupermarket, Polymetal, PZ Cussons, Rentokil, Unilever

US companies posting results this coming week – Netflix, JNJ, BOA, Wednesday – PepsiCo, Bank of New York, Mellon, Morgan Stanley, Abbott Labs, Alcoa, US Bancorp, Thursday – American Express, Honeywell, Schlumberger, Philip Morris, Citizens Financial

Economic data posted this week – Wednesday – UK Inflation, UK House Price Index, FED Beige Book, US Wholesale Inventories, Thursday – UK & US Retail Sales, BOE Credit Conditions, US PMI Index, Friday – US Housing data

European opening calls – FTSE100 -9 points at 7460, DAX +5 points at 12106, CAC +2 points at 5530, DJIA FUTURES -7 points at 26445.

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