Categoría: Weekly Summaries

Week Ahead – More Easing and Virus Intervention Measures!
marzo 16, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead  More Easing and Virus Intervention Measures!  More easing policies hit the markets as the global pandemic create havoc in the financial markets. In a coordinated move, central banks are slashing interest rates to support their respective economies from a credit crunch and financial crisis. O...

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A Volatile Month – With New Highs and Big Plunges
febrero 28, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A Volatile Month - With New Highs and Big Plunges February brought “new highs” and “big plunges” in the financial markets. The COVID_19 has added another layer of uncertainty in the markets and is threatening to disrupt an already fragile global economy. Investors are forced to exercise increase...

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Week Ahead – Flash PMIs
diciembre 16, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead Flash PMIs Last week ended with some good news which set the stock market on a Santa rally. After much speculations, it was reported that both the US and China have agreed to Phase One pending formal signature of the agreement. In the United Kingdom, the election outcome clearly conveyed that the U...

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Week Ahead – A Busy Week Ahead
diciembre 2, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A Busy Week Ahead Despite a relatively quiet end to the month of November due to the US public holiday, Wall Street recorded fresh record highs. We expect the first week of December to be a busy one with a series of economic data releases, central bank meetings and an OPEC meeting while the focus will remain o...

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Weekly Summary: Last Day of the Month
noviembre 29, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary Last day of the Month  As the year comes to an end, investors have been looking for more concrete developments on the trade front to push global stocks higher. Generally, the stock market tends to perform well in the fourth quarter of the year. Volatility has remained relatively low in Nove...

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Week Ahead – Thanksgiving Week
noviembre 25, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead Thanksgiving Week  It was a busy last week with plenty of trade headlines, the Hong Kong Act vote, the first election debate in the UK, and Saudi Aramco’s IPO. Investors were also keeping an eye on the impeachment hearings. Investors will end the month with a flurry of economic data releases...

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Weekly Summary: Reality Check on Trade Negotiations
noviembre 22, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary Reality Check on Trade Tensions The trade winds have blown and the expectations have changed this week. The recent optimism has receded in the markets as new developments on the trade front have emerged. As the year comes to an end, investors are also facing the shift from “cut” to “hold...

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Week Ahead – Central Bank Minutes, Trade Headlines, Aramco and UK Politics
noviembre 18, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead  Central Bank Minutes, Trade Headlines, Aramco and UK Politics  Last week, the attention was on the likelihood of Phase 1 of the trade deal amid a few central bank meetings and market-moving economic data releases. Investors were looking for a more meaningful update on the trade front rather tha...

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Week Ahead – Trade Remains in Focus
noviembre 11, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead  Trade Remains in Focus Trade headlines have sent markets swinging last week. Despite mixed messages, the three major US equity indices had posted record closing highs buoyed by the overall trade progress. We expect markets participants to remain fixated on the trade developments and dissect ever...

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Weekly Summary: Hopes of Partial Easing of Tariffs
noviembre 8, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary Market sentiment was primarily upbeat during the start of the week due to the positive trade-related headlines that raised hopes that the US and China are moving closer to completing and signing the phase-one of the trade deal. US-China Trade Beijing and Washington officials made encouraging c...

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Week Ahead – A Massive Week Ahead
octubre 28, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead  A Massive Week Ahead Brexit will remain high on the agenda amid the earnings season, several central banks meetings and high-impact economic data. Stocks are flirting with record territory and this week’s events will likely be a decisive week in determining the short-term direction of the mar...

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Weekly Summary: Brexit: Regulatory Border In The Irish Sea
octubre 18, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary It was all about Brexit and the race against time for the UK to exit the EU with a deal. Investors were also kept busy with trade-related headlines and the release of the third-quarter earnings reports. Brexit – From the Irish Border to the Irish Sea  It was crunch time for Brexit and there...

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Week Ahead – Crunch Week for Brexit
octubre 14, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Summary  US-China Trade and Brexit Optimism The weekend headlines have been positive on the trade talks and Brexit. The world two largest economies have reached a ceasefire and the US halted a tariff hike on US$250 billion on Chinese goods which were scheduled to take effect on Tuesday. China also agre...

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Week Ahead – A Goldilocks NFP Report Sets the Tone
octubre 7, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Summary The US jobs report drove a rally in global stocks and are likely to set a positive tone for the Asian markets on Monday. The Unemployment Rate fell to 3.5% in September which is the lowest level seen in five decades. The Nonfarm payrolls numbers came below expectations at 136K, but the numbers wer...

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Weekly Summary: October – The Myth
octubre 4, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary October tends to be the most volatile month of the calendar. At the moment, this week’s volatility shows that October is living up to its reputation. Global growth fears have crawled back into the markets as investors digested a slew of disappointing economic data. US Economic Data  The US ...

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Week Ahead – A Choppy Third Quarter
septiembre 30, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Summary The reports that President Trump’s administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from the US stock exchanges in a move to limit US investment in Chinese companies caused a panic in the markets as investors digest the latest signs of escalating trade tensions between the two countries...

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Week Ahead – Focus Remains on Geopolitical Risks
septiembre 23, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Summary It was a jam-packed week with plenty of geopolitical events and central bank decisions. Markets experienced quite a dramatic end to the week with tough words from President Trump and the cancellation of Chinese officials to two farms states.  Week Ahead Friday’s sell-off will likely persist ...

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Weekly Summary – A Jam-Packed Week
septiembre 20, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary It was a busy week on both geopolitical and economic front. At the start of the week, the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia had initially set a bearish tone in the markets where much attention was geared towards the heightened tensions in the Middle East. Oil Markets – Significant Cooling of Rhet...

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Week Ahead – Attacks on Saudi Arabian Oil Facilities
septiembre 16, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead Geopolitical risks are brought back to the fore of the markets. We kick off the week with increased tensions in the Middle East following the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas facilities in Abqaiq over the weekend. Drone Attacks in Saudi Arabia The drone attacks on the world’s larges...

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Weekly Summary – Mario Draghi Revived the ECB’s Stimulus
septiembre 13, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary  Risk sentiment is slowing crawling back into the markets as geopolitical tensions have eased and there is a possibility that tariffs on Chinese goods might be delayed. However, throughout the week, the focus has been on the European Central Bank (ECB) and its interest rate decision and stateme...

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