Weekly Summaries

Covid-19: Economic Damage and Central Banks Decisions
August 3, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Amid a busy economic calendar, the fears of a second wave of coronavirus are mounting forcing market participants to look for some evidence of a reversal or stalling in the improvement of economic data seen in ...

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Week Ahead: FOMC and Quarterly Earnings from Apple, Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook.
July 27, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It will be another busy week ahead with investors gearing up for virus updates, geopolitical tensions, key economic data and the FOMC meeting. The global number of coronavirus cases crossed 16 million this week...

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Vaccine Optimism and Geopolitical Tensions
July 24, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It was another eventful week with many dominant headlines that create an atmosphere of indecisiveness. We started the week with promising vaccine updates from AstraZeneca. Interim results from the ongoing Phase...

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Vaccine Optimism and Earnings
July 17, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Virus Cases, Vaccine and Geopolitical Tensions It was an eventful week with many dominant headlines that took the markets on a wild swing. The week kicked off with the news that Pfizer and BioNTech granted FDA f...

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Week Ahead: Earnings Season
July 13, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Earnings Season It will be a busy week with investors gearing up for a new earnings season while still keeping track of the rising number of virus cases and the dominant geopolitical risks. On the economic front...

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The Pandemic and Geopolitical Risks
July 10, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Virus Cases Continue to Surge Earlier this week, the WHO warned that “the outbreak is accelerating and we have clearly not reached the peak of the pandemic”. There have now been 12.4 million cases of COVID-1...

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Week Ahead: COVID-19: Crucial Days Ahead
July 6, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The World Health Organization reported a one-day high for global cases Saturday of 212,326. Investors will likely continue to evaluate the improving economic data, positive vaccine developments, massive fiscal ...

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Reversals of Lockdown Easings?
June 29, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Reversals of Lockdown Easings? With more than 10 million coronavirus cases and half a million deaths over the weekend, rising fears of a second wave of virus infections may rattle the markets this week if the mo...

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Weekly Summary: Rising Virus Cases and Volatile Trading
June 26, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Rising Virus Cases As of writing, the number of coronavirus cases worldwide has passed 9.7 million and is expected to reach 10 million by the end of this week as per the World Health Organisation. Europe and the...

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Weekly Summary: Rising Virus Cases and Growing Fears of a Second Wave
June 19, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Rising Virus Cases It was a week of uncertainty amid the rise of coronavirus cases in certain US states and Beijing. New Zealand has also recorded three more active COVID-19 cases days after announcing the eradi...

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Weekly Summary: A Bloodbath in the Stock Market
June 12, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Governments and central banks supportive policies and coronavirus updates remain the primary factors that are driving risk sentiment in the financial markets. It was a Fed-centric week while fears of a second o...

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Weekly Summary: Recovery Hopes and More Stimulus
June 5, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Positives Investors were broadly focused on the positives this week. Despite the deteriorating relationship between two of the world’s most powerful economies, which has the potential to turn into a new ...

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Week Ahead: Trumpolitics, Central Banks and Nonfarm Payrolls
June 1, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Trumpolitics Markets dissected President Trump’s remarks on actions against China on Friday. A key takeaway from those remarks was that the US President did not mention the Phase One trade deal between the US ...

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The Reopening Experiment and Geopolitical Risks
May 29, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Grand Reopening Given the unprecedented nature of the Great Lockdown, the gradual reopening of economies are now being viewed as an experiment. World leaders are faced with tough decisions trying to manage...

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Week Ahead: Reopening Economies vs ‘New Cold War’
May 25, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets In the middle of a pandemic, the world’s two most powerful economies are embroiled in a series of clashes which could take both countries to the brink of a “new cold war”. The latest fallout is about Chin...

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