U.S. yield curve inverts again – Daily market moving news & events roundup, 28th August 2019

Market moving daily news roundup – events & news likely to move markets 28th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. Summary Economic calendar – scheduled news and events 28th August 2019 Germany – consumer confidence survey data due at: 07:00 BST Germany – 10 year bond auction due at: 10:30 – 11:00 BST U.S. – mortgage applications data due at: 12:00 BST U.S. – various Federal Reserve Bank speeches due later today Stock markets mixed as…

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Trump’s trade war tension, where now? Daily market moving news & events roundup, 27th August 2019

US & China flags

Market moving daily news roundup – events & news likely to move markets 27th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. Summary Economic news calendar 27th August 2019 main market moving scheduled events Quiet ‘scheduled’ news day… Germany – latest GDP data due at 07:00 BST UK – mortgage approvals loan data due at: 09:30 BST UK – BoE’s MPC member speech due at:13:00 BST EU – ECB’s member speech due at: 13:00 BST U.S. – house…

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Asian markets rise, daily market moving news & events roundup, 19th August 2019

Stock markets

Market moving daily news roundup – events & news likely to move markets 19th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. Summary Economic news calendar 19th August 2019 main market moving scheduled events Japan – trade balance, export & import data due UK – Rightmove housing data due EU – consumer price index data due at: 10:00 BST Note Items highlighted in red are more likely to move markets, amber and blue less so. Only what I…

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Market moving news daily roundup, 16th August 2019, FTSE trading fails to start

UK stock market

Market moving news daily roundup – events & news likely to move markets 16th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. Summary Market moving news roundup, 16th August 2019 FTSE fails to open FTSE fails to open at 08:00 – delay due to ‘trading services issue’. What does that actually mean? U.S. – China trade war has been rumbling on for about a year now, so where do we go from here, and how will it continue…

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Daily roundup market moving news, 15th August 2019, slowdown or recession?

Stocks and shares

Market moving news daily roundup – events & news likely to move markets 15th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. Summary Market moving news roundup, 15th August 2019 Bond yields Yesterday investors took fright at the inversion of bond yields, an indicator of a potential recession. However, over night the Hang Seng remained flat and the Nikkei index recovered earlier loses to close down around 1.2% – compared to the DJIA 800 point drop of around…

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Market moving news, daily roundup 14th August 2019, China – U.S. September trade talks scheduled

Stock markets

Market moving news daily roundup – events & news likely to move markets 14th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. Market moving news roundup, 14th August 2019 Summary China – U.S. trade update China, reportedly, will hold trade talks with the U.S. in September as originally scheduled. This news comes as U.S. relaxes tariff increases. The U.S. President has ‘pulled back’ on some tariffs on Chinese goods that had been included in the latest round levied…

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Economic calendar 8th August 2019, market moving scheduled events

Economy

Main scheduled daily economic news and data most likely to move markets today, 8th August 2019 Very little scheduled major market moving events to report today. China – surprise rise in exports and above expectations in July, despite escalating trade tensions with U.S. EU – economic update due at: 09:00 BST U.S. initial jobless data due at: 13:30 BST U.S. bond auction due at: 18:00 BST Note U.S. – China trade war continues to set the market agenda with the yuan currency valuation in focus. China’s exports for July 2019…

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Market moving daily news roundup 7th August 2019 – China’s weakening currency

U.S. - China trade tariffs

Market moving daily news roundup – events & news likely to move markets 7th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. This post is ongoing Market moving news roundup, 7th August 2019 Summary The U.S. – China trade war continues to cast shadows over global markets. China’s currency China sets yuan rate at slightly below $7.00. The yuan has been weakening recently as the trade war between the U.S. and China intensified. The yuan’s level against the…

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Economic calendar 7th August 2019, market moving scheduled events

Global economy

Main scheduled daily economic news and data most likely to move markets today, 7th August 2019 Little scheduled major market moving data to report today. Note – China’s yuan China – sets yuan rate at slightly below $7.00. The yuan has been weakening recently as the trade war between the U.S. and China intensified. The yuan’s level against the dollar is crucial as a lower currency makes exports cheaper. Scheduled market news New Zealand – Reserve Bank of New Zealand interest rate announcement Germany – industrial production data due at:…

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Stock market update 6th August 2019

Stock Market

Closing positions of: FTSE 100, DAX, DOW, S&P 500, NASDAQ, NIKKEI & GOLD I trade these indices on a regular basis FTSE 100 – closed at: 7171 (down) DAX – closed at: 11568 (down) DOW – closed at: 26029 (up) S&P 500 – closed at: 2881 (up) NASDAQ – closed at: 7833 (up) NIKKEI – closed at: 20585 (up) GOLD – closed at around: $1,475 Note FTSE 100 falls again FTSE 100 closes down at: 7171 Dow rebounds Dow recovers around 312 pts to close up at: 26029. Although at…

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