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Earning season continues – IBM Q2 numbers are in

It is set to be another busy week over in the US with major companies, including Netlfix, Coca-Cola, Intel, Twitter, Snap and American Express set to release their earnings figures for the previous quarter. On Monday, International Business Machines ...

July 20, 2021
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Morgan Stanley Q2 earnings beat estimates

It has been a fairly busy week over in the US with some of the world’s biggest financial institutions reporting their earnings numbers for the previous quarter. On Thursday, it was Morgan Stanley’s turn to report their earnings for Q2. The com...

July 16, 2021
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Up next – Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo report Q2 results

On Tuesday, JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs released their Q2 results before the US market open – both beating analyst expectations. Today, Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo & Co released their numbers for the previous quarter before the op...

July 15, 2021
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JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs Q2 numbers are in

JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs reported their Q2 earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday – both beating analyst forecasts. JP Morgan & Co JP Morgan reported total revenue of $31.4 billion in Q2, above analyst forecast of $29.90 billion. E...

July 14, 2021
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Equities see-saw as Fed spooks then calms the market, US Dollar surges

June was a rollercoaster ride for world markets with inflation concerns and the major Central banks' response to these driving big moves in FX, Equities, and commodities. Global Equities Major world indices mostly rallied in June with US indices ...

June 30, 2021
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Week Ahead: Non-farm figures – the Feds missing puzzle piece?

Equity Markets World equity markets staged a decent comeback last week after the shock of the US Federal Reserve’s hawkish pivot caused a sell off the week before. Last week saw multiple central bank members from the Fed, European Central Bank ...

June 28, 2021
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The Fed eases rate rise fears while the ECB and BoE remain dovish

Equity Markets US markets broadly rallied last night with both S&P 500 and NASDAQ hitting all time highs and the Dow Jones jumping to finish up over 300 points for the session. Source: CNBC.com US Markets were given a boost by the Bide...

June 25, 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 trade...

June 22, 2021
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Week Ahead: Market turbulence continues on Fed’s hawkish pivot

Equity Markets US equity markets took a dive on Friday as turbulence in the markets continued after the US Federal Reserves hawkish pivot on Thursday. The Dow Jones shed over 500 points or -1.58% as investors mulled the fallout from the Feds policy ...

June 21, 2021
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The Fed turns hawkish, US dollar surges

Equity Markets US markets were mixed on Thursday night as repositioning continued after the Feds hawkish statement earlier in the day. The NASDAQ closed within striking distance of all-time highs while the Dow posted a fourth straight session of los...

June 18, 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...

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 (-0.0...

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 ...

June 8, 2021
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Equities move sideways as US dollar bounces back on strong employment figures

Equity Markets US markets dipped on Thursday as investors pondered better-than-expected figures regarding the labour market, as well as a report that the Whitehouse is re-considering its proposal to increase the corporate tax rate. Source: ...

June 4, 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...

June 3, 2021
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