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Market activity & European opening calls – 25/4/19

Yesterday – FTSE 100 -51 points at 7471 (-0.68%), DAX +0.63% at 12313, CAC -0.28% at 5576 –

DJIA -59 points (-0.22%) at 26597, S&P 500 -0.22 at 2927, NASDAQ -0.23% at 8102 – U.S. stocks closed lower yesterday, following earnings from high-profile companies, including Dow components Boeing Co. and Caterpillar Inc., that offered a mixed picture of American corporations. However, Facebook & Microsoft rallied after hours

TODAY – ASX +0.99% at 6382, Shanghai -0.77% at 3177, Hang Seng +0.06 % at 29824, Nikkei +0.50% at 22311 – Asian markets mixed as Wall Street retreats from record highs

Bonds – Japan -0.04%, Germany -0.01%, France 0.35%, Spain 1.11%, Portugal 1.19%, UK 1.18%, US 2.52%, Italy 2.63, Greece 3.30%

Cable $1.2906, €/£0.8641, €/$1.1115, $/Y111.92 – Gold $1276.90 – Nymex $65,82, Brent $74.64 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements –Thursday – Barclays Bank, Taylor Wimpey, Ferrexpo, Acacia Mining, Anglo-American, Cobham, Kaz Minerals, Relx, Tullow Oil – Friday – RBS, Astra Zeneca, AON, AJ Bell. Computacenter, Hastings, Pearson, Rotork, WPP

US companies posting results this coming week – Thursday – Hershey, DR Horton, 3Ms, Raytheon, Altia, Freeport-McMoRan, Bristol Myers Squibb, Mattel, Starbucks, Intel, Amazon, Ford Motor, Friday – Zimmer, Archer Daniels Midland, Exxon Mobil, Goodyear, Knoll, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron, Colgate-Palmolive

Economic data posted this week – Thursday – CBI Industrial trends, US Durable Goods, Friday – UK housing Finance loans, US Q1 GDP estimates.

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 +9 points at 7480, DAX -5 points at 12318, CAC unchanged at 5576, DJIA FUTURES -17 points at 26580.

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MARKET ACTIVITY & EUROPEAN OPENING CALLS – 24/4/19

Yesterday – FTSE 100 +63 points at 7523 (+0.85%), DAX +0.11% at 12235, CAC +0.20% at 5591

DJIA +145 points (+0.55%) at 26656, S&P 500 +0.88 at 2933, NASDAQ +1.32% at 8120 –The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs Tuesday as investors cheered the latest batch of solid corporate earnings, including those from blue-chip Coca-Cola Co. and social-media brands such as Twitter Inc.

TODAY – ASX +0.92% at 6377, Shanghai -0.92% at 3169, Hang Seng -0.74% at 29742, Nikkei -0.08% at 22241 – As oil prices continue to rise, Asian markets were mixed in early trading today, surrendering early gains, despite the Street of Dreams’ ebullient performance.

Bonds – Japan -0.03%, Germany 0.04%, France 0.39%, Spain 1.11%, Portugal 1.19%, UK 1.22%, US 2.57%, Italy 2.68, Greece 3.30%

Cable $1.2935, €/£0.8667, €/$1.1211, $/Y111.78 – Gold $1271.20 – Nymex $65.94, Brent $74.13 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements – Wednesday – AB Foods, Centamin, Antofagasta, Boohoo, Thursday – Barclays Bank, Taylor Wimpey, Ferrexpo, Acacia Mining, Anglo-American, Cobham, Kaz Minerals, Relx, Tullow Oil – Friday – RBS, Astra Zeneca, AON, AJ Bell. Computacenter, Hastings, Pearson, Rotork, WPP

US companies posting results this coming week – Wednesday – MaxCyte, Biogen, AT&T, General Dynamics, Boeing, Caterpillar, Visa, Facebook, Tesla, Microsoft, Thursday – Hershey, DR Horton, 3Ms, Raytheon, Altia, Freeport-McMoRan, Bristol Myers Squibb, Mattel, Starbucks, Intel, Amazon, Ford Motor, Friday – Zimmer, Archer Daniels Midland, Exxon Mobil, Goodyear, Knoll, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron, Colgate-Palmolive

Economic data posted this week – Wednesday – UK PSBR, Thursday – CBI Industrial trends, US Durable Goods, Friday – UK housing Finance loans, US Q1 GDP estimates.

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 -18 points at 7503, DAX -42 points at 12193, CAC -17 points at 5574, DJIA FUTURES -31 points at 26625.

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MARKET ACTIVITY & EUROPEAN OPENING CALLS – 23/4/19

INDEX 15th April 2019 18th April 2019 % Loss/Gain  
FTSE 100 7437 7459 +0.30%  
XETRA DAX 11999 12222 +1.86%  
CAC 40 5502 5580 +1.42%  
DJIA 26412 26559 +0.56%  
S&P 500 2907 2905 -0.06%  
NASDAQ 7984 7998 +0.17%  
HANG SENG 29909 29963 +0.18%  
SHANGHAI 3188 3270 +2.57% *
NIKKEI 225 21870 22200 +1.51% *

 

  • Denotes 19/4/19

TODAY – ASX +0.76% at 6307, Shanghai -0.35% at 3203, Hang Seng -0.05% at 29949, Nikkei -0.07% at 22201 – Asian markets were largely down in early trading Tuesday as oil prices surged to nearly six-month highs after the U.S. said it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil.

Bonds – Japan -0.03%, Germany 0.02%, France 0.37%, Spain 1.06%, Portugal 1.15%, UK 1.19%, US 2.59%, Italy 2.60, Greece 3.29%

Cable $1.2987, €/£0.8662, €/$1.1254, $/Y11.83 – Gold $1277.40 – Nymex $65.86, Brent $74.32 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements –  Wednesday – AB Foods, Centamin, Antofagasta, Boohoo, Thursday – Barclays Bank, Taylor Wimpey, Ferrexpo, Acacia Mining, Anglo-American, Cobham, Kaz Minerals, Relx, Tullow Oil – Friday – RBS, Astra Zeneca, AON, AJ Bell. Computacenter, Hastings, Pearson, Rotork, WPP

US companies posting results this coming week – Monday – Halliburton, Kimberly-Clark, Tuesday – Whirlpool, Twitter, Hasbro, Procter & Gamble, United Technologies, Verizon, Pulte, Coca-Cola, State Street, Harley-Davidson, Jetblue, Lockheed Martin, Snap, eBay, Wednesday – MaxCyte, Biogen, AT&T, General Dynamics, Boeing, Caterpillar, Visa, Facebook, Tesla, Microsoft, Thursday – Hershey, DR Horton, £Ms, Raytheon, Altia, Freeport-McMoRan, Bristol Myers Squibb, Mattel, Starbucks, Intel, Amazon, Ford Motor, Friday – Zimmer, Archer Daniels Midland, Exxon Mobil, Goodyear, Knoll, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron, Colgate-Palmolive

Economic data posted this week – Monday – US Existing Home Sales, Wednesday – UK PSBR, Thursday – CBI Industrial trends, US Durable Goods, Friday – UK housing Finance loans, US Q1 GDP estimates.

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 +21 points at 7480, DAX +8 points at 12230, CAC +3 points at 5583, DJIA FUTURES -50 points at 26509.

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Market activity & European opening calls – 18/4/19

Yesterday – FTSE 100 +1 point at 7471 (+0.02%), DAX +0.43% at 12153, CAC +0.62% at 5563

DJIA -3 points (-0.11%) at 26449, S&P 500 -0.23 at 2900, NASDAQ -0.05% at 7996 – Yesterday stocks rose early doors as investors keyed into the next round of first-quarter corporate earnings, though volumes were at their lowest level for a month, while showing little interest in China’s robust economic data.

TODAY – ASX -0.04% at 6253, Shanghai -0.23% at 3255, Hang Seng -0.61% at 29939, Nikkei -0.47% at 22172 – Asian markets were mixed in early trading Thursday, tracking Wall Street’s lack-lustre trading day.

 

Bonds – Japan -0.01%, Germany 0.08%, France 0.43%, Spain 1.10%, Portugal 1.20%, UK 1.24%, US 2.59%, Italy 2.61, Greece 3.30%

Cable $1.3040, €/£0.8660, €/$1.1292, $/Y111.90 – Gold $12 – Nymex $63.71, Brent $71.52 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements –Thursday – Moneysupermarket, Polymetal, PZ Cussons, Rentokil, Unilever

US companies posting results this coming week – Thursday – American Express, Honeywell, Schlumberger, Philip Morris, Citizens Financial

Economic data posted this week – Thursday – UK & US Retail Sales, BOE Credit Conditions, US PMI Index, Friday – US Housing data

European opening calls – FTSE100 -18 points at 7452, DAX -18 points at 12135, CAC -8 points at 5555, DJIA FUTURES -80 points at 26369.

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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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EUROPEAN OPENING CALLS UPDATE – 15/4/19

INDEX 8th April 2019 12th April 2019 % Loss/Gain  
FTSE 100 7446 7437 -0.10%  
XETRA DAX 11979 11999 +0.16%  
CAC 40 5471 5502 +0.56%  
DJIA 26312 26412 +0.38%  
S&P 500 2888 2907 +0.66%  
NASDAQ 7924 7984 +0.76%  
HANG SENG 30119 29909 -0.70%  
SHANGHAI 3271 3188 -2.54%  
NIKKEI 225 21900 21870 -0.13%  

 

TODAY – ASX +0.03% at 6253, Shanghai +1.11% at 3223, Hang Seng +0.58% at 30083, Nikkei +1.46% at 22190 – Asian markets were broadly higher Monday in the hope that the U.S. and China were closing in on a trade deal after months of negotiations.

 

Bonds – Japan -0.04%, Germany 0.06%, France 0.40%, Spain 1.04%, Portugal 1.16%, UK 1.21%, Italy 2.55, US 2.56%, Greece 3.27%

Cable $1.3089, €/£0.8637, €/$1.1305, $/Y111.90 – Gold $1291.50 – Nymex $63.58, Brent $71.33 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements– Monday – Rio Tinto, Tuesday – Card Factory, JD Sports, Ashmore, BHP Billiton, Wednesday – Mediclinic, Countryside Properties, Bunzl, Segro, Hays, Thursday – Moneysupermarket, Polymetal, PZ Cussons, Rentokil, Unilever

US companies posting results this coming week – Monday – Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Tuesday – Comerica, Bank of America, Merrill, Omnicom, Johnson & Johnson, Blackrock, UnitedHealth Group, CSX, Netflix, 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 – Monday – Rightmove House Prices, Tuesday – UK Labour Market Data, US Industrial Production, 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 +8 points at 7445, DAX +16 points at 12015, CAC +6 points at 5508, DJIA FUTURES -3 points at 26410.

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Market activity & European opening calls – 15/4/19

INDEX 8th April 2019 12th April 2019 % Loss/Gain  
FTSE 100 7446 7437 -0.10%  
XETRA DAX 11979 11999 +0.16%  
CAC 40 5471 5502 +0.56%  
DJIA 26312 26412 +0.38%  
S&P 500 2888 2907 +0.66%  
NASDAQ 7924 7984 +0.76%  
HANG SENG 30119 29909 -0.70%  
SHANGHAI 3271 3188 -2.54%  
NIKKEI 225 21900 21870 -0.13%  

 

TODAY – ASX -0.14% at 6242, Shanghai +1.12% at 3224, Hang Seng +0.58% at 30084, Nikkei +1.41% a t22179 – Asian markets were broadly higher Monday in the hope that the U.S. and China were closing in on a trade deal after months of negotiations.

Bonds – Japan -0.04%, Germany 0.06%, France 0.40%, Spain 1.04%, Portugal 1.16%, UK 1.21%, Italy 2.55, US 2.56%, Greece 3.27%

Cable $1.3095, €/£0.8636, €/$1.1310, $/Y111.91 – Gold $1292.00 – Nymex $63.59, Brent $71.40 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements– Monday – Rio Tinto, Tuesday – Card Factory, JD Sports, Ashmore, BHP Billiton, Wednesday – Mediclinic, Countryside Properties, Bunzl, Segro, Hays, Thursday – Moneysupermarket, Polymetal, PZ Cussons, Rentokil, Unilever

US companies posting results this coming week – Monday – Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Tuesday – Comerica, Bank of America, Merrill, Omnicom, Johnson & Johnson, Blackrock, UnitedHealth Group, CSX, Netflix, 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 – Monday – Rightmove House Prices, Tuesday – UK Labour Market Data, US Industrial Production, 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 +18 points at 7445, DAX +26 points at 12025, CAC +11 points at 5513, DJIA FUTURES +12 points at 26425.

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Market activity & European opening calls – 12/4/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 -3 points (-0.05%) at 7417, DAX +0.25% at 11935, CAC +0.66% at 5485 –

DJIA -14 points (-0.05%) at 26143, S&P 500 unchanged at 2888, NASDAQ -0.21% at 7947 – U.S. stocks finished lower on yesterday as investors nervously look ahead to the beginning of earnings season, which starts in earnest today with JP Morgan and Wells Fargo. 

TODAY – ASX +0.64% at 6238, Shanghai -0.44% at 3175, Hang Seng -0.36% at 29732, Nikkei +0.53% at 21825 – Fretting over U.S.-China trade tensions may have had an adverse effect on Asia markets this week. However, the FED’s comments on a weaker global economy has also made its contribution.

 

Bonds – Japan -0.06%, Germany -0.01%, France 0.33%, Spain 1.00%, Portugal 1.12%, UK 1.15%, US 2.50%, Italy 2.50, Greece 3.33%

Cable $1.3073, €/£0.8635, €/$1.1289, $/Y111.72 – Gold $1295.20 – Nymex $63.78, Brent $71.00 

US companies posting results this coming week – Friday – JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 +13 points at 7430, DAX +4 points at 11940, CAC unchanged at 5485, DJIA FUTURES +35 points at 26178.

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Market activity & European opening calls – 11/4/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 -3 points (-0.05%) at 7421, DAX +0.47% at 11905, CAC +0.25% at 5449 –

DJIA +6 points (+0.03%) at 26157, S&P 500 +0.35% at 2888, NASDAQ +0.69% at 7964 – Stocks close higher as FOMC Minutes reiterate FED’S dovish stance on rates.  

TODAY – ASX -0.28% at 6206, Shanghai -1.36% at 3197, Hang Seng -0.92% at 29841, Nikkei -0.07% at 21671 – Chinese stocks are generally lower amid fresh softness in Asia over growth concerns and trade talks with US stuttering.

 

Bonds – Japan -0.05%, Germany -0.03%, France 0.32%, UK 1.09%, Spain 1.04%, Portugal 1.16%, US 2.48%, Italy 2.56, Greece 3.40%

Cable $1.3096, €/£0.8610, €/$1.1276, $/Y111.08 – Gold $1310.10 – Nymex $64.25, Brent $71.43 

UK companies posting results and trading statements today – WH Smith

US companies posting results tomorrow – Friday – JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 -22 points at 7399, DAX -12 points at 11893, CAC -5 points at 5445, DJIA FUTURES unchanged at 26157.

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Market activity & European opening calls – 3/4/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 +73 points (+1.01%) at 7391, DAX +0.62% at 11754, CAC +1.03% at 5423 –

DJIA -79 points (-0.30%) at 26179, S&P 500 unchanged at 2867, NASDAQ +0.25% at 7848 – Treasury yields went higher, as global stock markets rallied after a robust round of U.S. and Chinese economic data sapped appetite for haven assets like government paper.

TODAY – ASX +0.63% at 6281, Shanghai +0.23% at 3184, Hang Seng +0.86% at 29879, Nikkei +0.88% at 21698 – After yesterday’s euphoric gains, Asian markets continued their rally today on report of U.S.-China trade-deal progress

Bonds – Japan -0.07%, Germany -0.05%, France 0.36%, UK 1.01%, Spain 1.11%, Portugal 1.24%, US 2.47%, Italy 2.54, Greece 3.67%

Cable $1.3134, €/£0.8544, €/$1.1223, $/Y111.46 – Gold $1296.70 – Nymex $62.77, Brent $59.70 

UK companies posting results and trading Statements– Wednesday – AA, CMC Markets, Stagecoach, Topps Tiles, McColls, Thursday – saga, Electrocomponents, Entertainment One, Friday – Ferrexpo, GVC, Low & Bonar

US companies posting results this coming week – Thursday – Constellation Brands

Economic data posted this week – Wednesday – BRX Shop Prices, US ADP Employment Report, UK & US PMI Services, Thursday – UK Halifax House Prices, Friday – US Consumer Credit, US Non-farm Payrolls, unemployment rate and Wage Inflation.

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 +8 points at 7398, DAX +86 points at 11840, CAC +21  points at 5444, DJIA FUTURES +51 points at 26230.

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