MARKET ACTIVITY – 10/4/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 – -12 points (-0.17%) at 7536, DAX -0.85% at 12436, CAC 40 -0.31% at 5572

 

DJIA -22 points (-0.08%) at 26783, S&P 500 +0.12% at 2979, NASDAQ +0.54% at 8141 – U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on yesterday, after back-to-back losses for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, as investors looked ahead to testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell starting today.

TODAY – ASX +0.48% at 6698, Shanghai -0.02% at 2927, Hang Seng +0.47% at 28245, Nikkei -0.17% at 21529 – Asian bourses cautious this morning as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the U.S.Congress on Wednesday and Thursday and investors are reliant on him sounding suitably dovish.

Bonds – Japan -0.14%, Germany -0.35%, France -0.05%, Spain 0.41%, Portugal 0.46%, UK 0.72%, Italy 1.73%, US 2.07%, Greece 2.17%

Cable $1.2452, €/£0.8999, €/$1.1207, $/Y108.90 – Gold $1395.40 – Nymex $58.58, Brent $64.74

UK Companies posting results this week – Wednesday – Barratt Development, Dunelm, JD Wetherspoon, PageGroup, Thursday – Workspace, Friday – Ashmore, The Gym

US companies posting results this week – Wednesday – AAR Corpn, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Thursday – Delta Airlines

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Tuesday – Wednesday – UK Industrial Production, Construction output, Services and Trade Balance – UK Monthly GDP, FOMC, Thursday – RICS Housing Data, US CPI, Friday – US PPI

European opening calls – FTSE100 +8 points at 7544, DAX +18 points at 12454, CAC +6 points at 5578, DJIA FUTURES -8 points at 26775.

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Market activity – 9/7/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 – +1 point (+0.01%) at 7554, DAX -0.21% at 12542, CAC 40 -0.08% at 5589

DJIA -115 points (-0.43%) at 26806, S&P 500 -0.48% at 2975,  NASDAQ -0.78% at 8098 – The street of Dreams closed lower yesterday with treasury yields drifting, as investors searched for clues on the outlook for interest-rate cuts, looking ahead to June’s consumer prices data and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony on the economic outlook before lawmakers later this week.

TODAY – ASX -0.38% at 6646, Shanghai -0.57% at 2916, Hang Seng -0.80% at 28106, Nikkei -0.04% at 21526 – Asian stocks fell to their lowest levels in two and a half weeks today as hopes dwindled for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. 

Bonds – Japan -0.15%, Germany -0.37%, France -0.07%, Spain 0.43%, Portugal 0.48%, UK 0.71%, Italy 1.78%, US 2.03%, Greece 2.04%

Cable $1.2507, €/£0.8963, €/$1.1211, $/Y108.75 – Gold $1396.60 – Nymex $57.48, Brent $63.96

UK Companies posting results this week – Tuesday – Micro Focus, Ocado, Wednesday – Barratt Development, Dunelm, JD Wetherspoon, PageGroup, Thursday – Workspace, Friday – Ashmore, The Gym

US companies posting results this week – Tuesday – PepsiCo, Levi-Strauss, Wednesday – AAR Corpn, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Thursday – Delta Airlines

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Tuesday – BRC Retail Sales, Wednesday – UK Industrial Production, Construction output, Services and Trade Balance – UK Monthly GDP, FOMC, Thursday – RICS Housing Data, US CPI, Friday – US PPI

European opening calls – FTSE100 -20 points at 7534, DAX -76 points at 12466, CAC -19 points at 5558, DJIA FUTURES -126 points at 26680.

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INDEX 1st July 2019 5th July 2019 % loss/gain
FTSE 100 7425 7553 +1.72%
XETRA DAX 12398 12568 +1.37%
CAC40 5538 5593 +0.99%
DJIA 26599 26922 +1.21%
S&P 500 2941 2990 +1.67%
NASDAQ 8006 8161 +1.94%
HANG SENG 28542 28774 +0.81%
SHANGHAI 2978 3011 +1.11%
NIKKEI 225 21275 21746 +2.26%

 

 

TODAY – ASX -1.07% at 6679, Shanghai -2.46% at 2936, Hang Seng -1.64% at 28310, Nikkei -0.91% at 21543 – Asian and Tokyo stock markets were down today as a strong showing in U.S. jobs data dampened investor hopes of an aggressive Fed rate cut later this month.

 

Bonds – Japan -0.17%, Germany -0.37%, France -0.09%, Spain 0.32%, Portugal 0.42%, UK 0.74%, Italy 1.74%, US 2.04%, Greece 2.10%

 

Cable $1.25.26, €/£0.8958, €/$1.1226, $/Y108.32 – Gold $1401.10 – Nymex $57.60, Brent $64.28

UK Companies posting results this week – Tuesday – Micro Focus, Ocado, Wednesday – Barratt Development, Dunelm, JD Wetherspoon, PageGroup, Thursday – Workspace, Friday – Ashmore, The Gym

US companies posting results this week – Tuesday – PepsiCo, Levi-Strauss, Wednesday – AAR Corpn, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Thursday – Delta Airlines

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Monday – US Consumer Credit, Tuesday – BRC Retail Sales, Wednesday – UK Industrial Production, Construction output, Services and Trade Balance – UK Monthly GDP, FOMC, Thursday – RICS Housing Data, US CPI, Friday – US PPI

European opening calls – FTSE100 -7 points at 7546, DAX -44 points at 12524, CAC -16 points at 5577, DJIA FUTURES -100 points at 26822.

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Market activity – 5/7/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 -5 points (-0.08%) at 7603, DAX +0.11% at 12629, CAC 40 +0.03% at 5620

 

DJIA S&P 500 NASDAQ – CLOSED INDEPENDENCE DAY

 

TODAY – ASX +0.63% at 6760, Shanghai -0.18% at 2999, Hang Seng +0.08% at 28817, Nikkei +0.07% at 21715 – Activity subdues in Asia post ‘Independence Day’ celebrations and awaiting Non-farm payroll data and FED guidance on rates.

Bonds – Japan -0.15%, Germany -0.40%, France -0.13%, Spain 0.24%, Portugal 0.32%, UK 0.67%, Italy 1.67%, US 1.95%, Greece 2.02%

Cable $1.2579, €/£0.8962, €/$1.1278, $/Y107.87 – Gold $1419.90 – Nymex $56.79, Brent $63.35

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Friday – Halifax BS House Prices, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+15k for June), Average Hourly Earnings, Unemployment (3.6% EST)

European opening calls – FTSE100 unchanged at 7603, DAX unchanged at 12629, CAC unchanged at 5620, DJIA FUTURES +29 points at 26995.

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Market activity – 4/7/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 +50 points (+0.66%) at 7609, DAX +0.71% at 12616, CAC 40 +0.75% at 5618

 

DJIA +179 points (+0.67%) at 26966, S&P 500 +0.77% at 2995, NASDAQ +0.75% at 8170 – A period of underperformance for the DJIA came to an end on yesterday, in a thinly trade holiday-shortened session. It notched its first record since Oct. 3, 2018, marking 188 sessions between that record and today’s if levels hold.

 

TODAY – ASX +0.51% at 6719, Shanghai -0.27% at 3007, Hang Seng -0.09% at 28829, Nikkei +0.25% at 21692 – Asian stock markets inched higher today in thin trade, as weak economic data in the United States fuelled hopes of a U.S. Federal Reserve rate cutas early as July, which boosted risk appetite.

Bonds – Japan -0.16%, Germany -0.39%, France -0.11%, Spain 0.21%, Portugal 0.28%, UK 0.70%, Italy 1.59%, US 1.95%, Greece 2.02%

Cable $1.2581, €/£0.8968, €/$1.1285, $/Y107.77 – Gold $1421.90 – Nymex $56.95, Brent $63.36

UK Companies posting results this week – Thursday – Superdry

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Thursday – UK New Car Sales, Friday – Halifax BS House Prices, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+15k for June), Average Hourly Earnings, Unemployment (3.6% EST)

European opening calls – FTSE100 +4 points at 7613, DAX +16 points at 12632, CAC +3 points at 5621, DJIA FUTURES -3 points at 26963.

 

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MARKET ACTIVITY – 3/7/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 +61 points (+0.82%) at 7557, DAX +0.04% at 12526, CAC 40 +0.16% at 5576

 

DJIA +69 points (+0.26%) at 26786, S&P 500 +0.29% at 2973, NASDAQ +0.22% at 8109 – U.S. stocks ended in positive territory, after flipping between gains and losses throughout the session, despite global trade uncertainty weighing on international growth. The S&P 500 was up 0.3% to finish around 2,973, carving out a fresh all-time closing high.

 

TODAY – ASX +0.46% at 6683, Shanghai -0.73% at 3022, Hang Seng -0.29% at 28790, Nikkei -0.67% at 21608 – Asian shares fell today as initial enthusiasm over the latest U.S.-China trade truce was overtaken by fresh concerns over Washington’s threat of tariffs on additional European goods.

 Bonds – Japan -0.13%, Germany -0.37%, France -0.06%, Spain 0.29%, Portugal 0.36%, UK 0.72%, Italy 1.84%, US 1.98%, Greece 2.14%

Cable $1.2591, €/£0.8962, €/$1.1287, $/Y107.61 – Gold $1428.30 – Nymex $56.48, Brent $62.63

UK Companies posting results this week – Thursday – Superdry

US Companies posting results this week – Wednesday – Simply Good Foods, Acuity Brands, Xerox

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Wednesday – US MBA Mortgage Applications, US ADP Employment Index, US Trade Balances, US Initial Jobless Claims, Thursday – UK New Car Sales, Friday – Halifax BS House Prices, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+15k for June), Average Hourly Earnings, Unemployment (3.6% EST)

European opening calls – FTSE100 +11 points at 7568, DAX +7 points at 12533, CAC +2 points at 5578, DJIA FUTURES -32 points at 26754.

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MARKET ACTIVITY – 2/7/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 +71 points (+0.97%) at 7497, DAX +0.99% at 12521, CAC 40 +0.52% at 5567

DJIA +117 points (+0.44%) at 26717, S&P 500 +0.77% at 2964, NASDAQ +1.06% at 8091 – U.S. stocks pared early gains yesterday, including a new intraday high for the S&P 500, but still ended up on the day after Washington and Beijing agreed to refrain from escalating their trade dispute.

 

TODAY – ASX +0.33% at 6670, Shanghai -0.06% at 3043, Hang Seng +1.35% at 28926, Nikkei +0.10% at 21791 – Asian shares were choppy today, as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing world growth, while the initial enthusiasm over a Sino-U.S. trade truce gave way to uncertainty over whether the two nations can strike a durable deal.

 Bonds – Japan -0.15%, Germany -0.35%, France 0.04%, Spain 0.33%, Portugal 0.40%, UK 0.82%, Italy 1.99%, US 2.04%, Greece 2.26%

Cable $1.2636, €/£0.8922, €/$1.1278, $/Y108.40 – Gold $1391.60 – Nymex $58.87, Brent $64.94

UK Companies posting results this week – Tuesday – St Modwen, Thursday – Superdry

US Companies posting results this week – Tuesday – PepsiCo, Wednesday – Simply Good Foods, Acuity Brands, Xerox

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Tuesday – Nationwide BS house price index, Wednesday – US MBA Mortgage Applications, US ADP Employment Index, US Trade Balances, US Initial Jobless Claims, Thursday – UK New Car Sales, Friday – Halifax BS House Prices, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+15k for June), Average Hourly Earnings, Unemployment (3.6% EST)

European opening calls – FTSE100 +30 points at 7527, DAX +34 points at 12555, CAC +18 points at 5585, DJIA FUTURES +20 points at 26737.

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Market activity – 28/6/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 -14 points (-0.19%) at 7402, DAX +0.21% at 12271, CAC 40 -0.13% at 5493

DJIA -10 points (-0.04%) at 26526, S&P 500 +0.38% at 2924, NASDAQ +0.73% at 7967 – Sepulchral session on Street of Dreams awaiting news on trade at G-20 meeting

TODAY – ASX -0.55% at 6629, Shanghai -0.97% at 2967, Hang Seng -0.68% at 28427, Nikkei -0.45% at 21242 – Nervous market reaction ahead of developments at G-20 meeting in Tokyo 

Bonds – Japan -0.17%, Germany -0.32%, France 0.004%, Spain 0.39%, Portugal 0.47%, UK 0.83%, US 2.02%, Italy 2.12%, Greece 2.43%

Cable $1.2668, €/£0.8968, €/$1.1364, $/Y107.70 – Gold $1418.40 – Nymex $59.05, Brent $66.08

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 -5 points at 7397, DAX -12 points at 12283, CAC -3 points at 5490, DJIA FUTURES +32 points at 26558.

 

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Market activity – 21/6/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 +20 points (+0.28%) at 7424, DAX +0.38% at 12355, CAC 40 +0.31% at 5535

 

DJIA +249 points (+0.94%) at 26753, S&P 500 +0.95% at 2954, NASDAQ +0.80% at 8051 – The S&P 500 closed at a record yesterday — its first all-time high in seven weeks — in a broad market rally, after the Federal Reserve signalled that an interest-rate cut may be forthcoming.

 

TODAY – ASX -0.69% at 6641, Shanghai +0.61% at 3005, Hang Seng -0.26% at 28476, Nikkei -0.72% at 21308 – Apart from Shanghai Asian stock markets struggled to find a foothold on Friday, with most regions barely moving in thin trading volumes, as investors turned cautious ahead of a data-heavy week. 

Bonds – Japan -0.17%, Germany -0.32%, France 0.02%, Spain 0.39%, Portugal 0.53%, UK 0.81%, US 1.99%, Italy 2.16%, Greece 2.53%

Cable $1.2710, €/£0.8891, €/$1.1310, $/Y107.10 – Gold $1410.10 – Nymex $57.04, Brent $64.50

US Companies posting results this week – Friday – Carmax

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Friday – UK PSBR, US PMI & Existing Home Sales

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 -19 points at 7405, DAX -52 points at 12303, CAC -21 points at 5514, DJIA FUTURES -65 points at 26687.

 

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Market activity – 20/6/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE 100 -39 points (-0.53%) at 7403, DAX -0.19% at 12308, CAC 40 +0.16% at 5518

 

DJIA +38 points (+0.15%) at 26504, S&P 500 +0.30% at 2926, NASDAQ +0.42% at 7987 – U.S. stocks closed higher yesterday after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged as widely expected but dropped the reference to “patient” in its statement to indicate it is ready to make ease monetary policy if needed.

TODAY – ASX +0.24% at 6664, Shanghai +2.58% at 2992, Hang Seng +1.01% at 28486, Nikkei +0.65% at 21473 – Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged higher on Thursday, as dovish comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve boosted global equities, while signs that Sino-U.S. trade talks were set to resume also helped sentiment. 

Bonds – Japan -0.13%, Germany -0.29%, France 0.04%, Spain 0.40%, Portugal 0.54%, UK 0.87%, US 2.03%, Italy 2.11%, Greece 2.45%

Cable $1.2680, €/£0.8884, €/$1.1266, $/Y107.65 – Gold $1383.40 – Nymex $54.45, Brent $62.63

UK Companies posting results this week – Thursday – Dixons Carphone, N Brown,

US Companies posting results this week – Wednesday – Oracle Thursday – Darden Restaurants, Kroger & Co, Korn Ferry, Friday – Carmax

ECONOMIC data Posted this week – Thursday – UK Retail Sales, UK MPC Meeting, Friday – UK PSBR, US PMI & Existing Home Sales

 

European opening calls – FTSE100 +24 points at 7427, DAX +47 points at 12355, CAC +20 points at 5538, DJIA FUTURES +96 points at 26600.

 

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