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Be sure to be up to date with our wrap of market movements and events for the day just gone.

GO Daily News

Be sure to be up to date with our wrap of market movements and events for the day just gone.

Volatile market continues following failed peace talks between Russia and the Ukraine

Global indices were choppy overnight, mainly finishing lower on the back of failed peace talks and Russia continued advances in Ukraine. According to reports from the French government, the Russian president Vladimir Putin intends to take the country by any means and that “the worst is to come”. The reports sent the FTSE 100 down 2.57%. The dec...

March 4, 2022
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Energy crunch sees coal, oil and gas soar.

Coal and Gas prices have surged and joined gold and oil as demand surges due to the supply shortages stemming from the Russia and Ukraine conflict. The global indices were up overall as the market still remains unsure of how to react to the unfolding crisis. In Europe, the FTSE provided strength with a 1.36% gain and the DAX provided a small bou...

March 3, 2022
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Surging commodities and high volatility the theme as the Ukraine conflict continues

US and European equity markets remained volatile as fighting between Russian and Ukraine forces continued and negotiation talks failed to result in any progress. Both parties however have committed to another round of discussions. The VIX, Wall Street’s volatility measure surged 12% to 30 indicating the increased fear investors are feeling fro...

March 2, 2022
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Markets finish with mixed results overnight after a choppy trading session

US and European equity markets remained volatile as fighting between Russian and Ukraine forces continued and negotiation talks failed to result in any progress. Both parties however have committed to another round of discussions. The VIX, Wall Street’s volatility measure surged 12% to 30 indicating the increased fear investors are feeling fro...

March 1, 2022
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Markets stage comeback rally as COVID fears ease.. for now

After Fridays steep decline on concerns of a resurgent COVID strain, global markets staged a comeback rally on Monday. Dip buyers appeared after investors reassessed their worst-case scenarios on the back of reassuring news that the threat from the omicron strain may have been initially overstated. Dow jones up 236.6 (0.68%) NASDAQ up 291.1...

December 1, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: 22 June 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets bounced back on Monday after the significant falls from late last week. Dip buyers and pile back into some of the cyclical areas of the stock market that came under the most pressure last week, signalling those traders believed the Fed inspired sell off was “overdone”. Dow Jones up 586 (1.76%) NASDAQ up...

June 22, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: 15 June 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets had another mixed fairly calm session as investors await more key economic data due tonight, which will offer looks at both the strength of the consumer and extent of price increases across the supply chain. Dow Jones down 85.85 (-0.25%) NASDAQ up 104.72 (0.74%) S&P 500 up 7.71 (0.18%) Russell 200...

June 15, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: 9 June 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets had a volatile session last night, selling off on news of massive tech outages which raised fears of a coordinated cyber-attack, only to bounce back to end the session near the flat line. Dow Jones down 30 (-0.09%) NASDAQ up 43 (0.31%) S&P 500 up 0.74 (0.02%) Russell 2000 up 24.5 (1.06%) US mar...

June 9, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: 8 June 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets ended mixed on Monday, with the upcoming CPI figure this week investors weighed the prospects of higher inflation and rates against Friday's below expectation but still solid print on U.S. employment. Dow Jones down 126 (-0.36%) NASDAQ up 20 (0.49%) S&P 500 down 6 (-0.06%) Russell 2000 up 32 (1.43...

June 8, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: 3 June 2021

Equity Markets US equity indices were modestly higher overnight, fading from early session gains as traders awaited fresh catalysts in economic data. Dow Jones up 25 (0.07%) NASDAQ up 20 (0.14%) S&P 500 up 6 (0.14%) Russell 2000 up 3 (0.13%) As the battle between economic optimism and worries of inflation continued to play out...

June 3, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 26 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets struggled to find direction overnight. Stocks edged higher early in the session, but ultimately closed modestly lower in a choppy session. Dow Jones down 81 (-0.24%) NASDAQ down 4 (-0.03%) S&P 500 down 9 (-0.21%) Russell 2000 down 21 (-0.97%) Softer economic data weighed on U.S. equities as sig...

May 26, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 20 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets logged a third straight day of losses as inflation concerns remained at the centre of investors' focus. Stocks did finish well off the lows though with a tech rebound in stocks such as Facebook (FB) bringing the NASDAQ to within a whisker of the breakeven line. Dow Jones down 164 (-0.48%) NASDAQ down 4 (-0....

May 20, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 19 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets declined for a second straight day in a volatile session with stocks giving up earlier gains to a steep drop into the close. Dow Jones down 267 (0.78%) NASDAQ down 75 (0.56%) S&P 500 down 35 (0.85%) Russell 2000 down 16 (0.73%) The tech-heavy Nasdaq rose for much of the session until poor showi...

May 19, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets started the week with a modest loss as three of the four major indexes declined. Dow Jones down 54 (0.20%) NASDAQ down 51 (0.38%) S&P 500 down 10.5 (0.25%) Russell 2000 up 2.5 (0.11%) Tech stocks continued their weakness, with Apple (AAPL) and Netflix (NFLX) each down 0.9%. Microsoft (MSFT) dro...

May 18, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 13 May 2021

Equity Markets The Dow Jones suffered its worst day since January and worst three-day streak in 7 months. Dow Jones down 681 (1.99%) NASDAQ down 357 (2.67%) S&P 500 down 89 (2.14%) Russell 2000 down 72 (3.26%) High growth and tech stocks with inflated PE figures were hard hit as investors questioned their valuations on the bac...

May 13, 2021
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