Weekly Summaries

Stimulus euphoria leads to all time highs, a new US administration and Bitcoin bust
January 22, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin We had an eventful week on global markets with the inauguration of a new US administration and a dovish stance from the European Central bank fuelling hopes of extended fiscal stimulus in the new year. Equity markets Risk appet...

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Week Ahead: Equity markets take a breather, US dollar strength and Crypto pullback
January 18, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Major Indices took a breather last week, with US equity markets closing down more than 1% after posting record highs the week prior. In economic news, the incoming US administration announced a $1.9 USD trillion fiscal-stimulus p...

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FOMC meeting, Brexit and PMIs
December 14, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Global equities swung between losses and gains last week as investors digested contradictory headlines on key themes like Brexit negotiations, vaccine updates, stimulus talks and EU budget deal driving the pric...

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Vaccine updates, Brexit, EU budget and IPOs
December 11, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets As we progressed through the last month of the year, investors assessed the vaccine updates, Brexit negotiations, US political gridlock and geopolitical tensions. Stock market -  vaccine updates, Brexit and ...

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Vaccine distribution, ECB, EU Summit, Brexit, and US stimulus talks
December 7, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Amid the optimism related to vaccine approvals and distributions, Europe will stand out this week with a busy economic calendar - ZEW surveys, ECB interest rate decision and the EU Summit. Equity markets Inve...

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First vaccine approval, OPEC deal , Brexit & US stimulus hopes
December 4, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets After a month-long rally in November which drove major equity indexes to record-highs, investors started the last month of the year with controversial vaccine approval and supply-chain issues. Stock marke...

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NPF Week, Vaccine Updates, Brexit Deadline Looms and OPEC Meeting
November 30, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets As investors are about to enter the final month of the pandemic year 2020, the attention will remain on the vaccine updates, Brexit and the global economic data to gauge the recovery which has the potential to ...

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COVID-19 Cases, Flash PMIs, Central Bank Minutes, and US Consumer Confidence & Black Friday Sales
November 23, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets As the world is heading into a holiday season still rattled by the widespread pandemic in major economies, it will be a shortened week for investors in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. The imme...

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Weekly Summary – Vaccine Updates and Rising Covid-19 Cases
November 20, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Investors welcomed the series of positive vaccine updates across the week against the backdrop of the rapid global surge in the number of coronavirus cases. The sentiment in the financial markets swayed between...

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Week Ahead: COVID-19, Geopolitics, and A Busy Economic Calendar
November 16, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Amid the various claims of voting fraud and rigged elections, the former vice-president, Joe Biden who won more than 77 million votes so far, the most ever by a winning candidate, is set to become the next Pres...

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Week Ahead: US Election Aftershocks, UK GDP, Jobless Claims and RBNZ Rate Decision
November 9, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The incumbent President Donald Trump is yet to concede, but former Vice-President is already preparing for his presidency. It is rare for an incumbent President to lose re-election given their ability to influe...

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Weekly Summary – A Biden Presidency and A Republican Senate?
November 6, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets As widely expected, the focus was on the most-awaited political event of the year - US Presidential Election. It is the global event that may potentially affect the global economy, alliances and trade agreement...

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Week Ahead: US Election Week
November 2, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Without any doubt, the event of the week will be the US election which will take place on Tuesday, the 3rd of November 2020. Amid a busy economic calendar, we will also see more central banks holding their poli...

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Week Ahead: US Election Polls, Brexit, ECB Meeting, Q3 GDP, and Tech Giants Earnings Results
October 26, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Investors are gearing up for an eventful week with plenty of economic data, big tech earnings and geopolitical events. The predominant themes remain the US election, Brexit negotiations, central banks guidance ...

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Week Ahead: US Election Polls, Central Bank Speeches, and Flash PMIs
October 19, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Risk sentiment remained dampened last week following the chaotic US stimulus negotiations, Brexit woes and the resurgence of coronavirus cases in some parts of the world while vaccine trials suffered major setb...

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