Market Updates

Oct
16
“Brexit – Deal or No Deal?…”

At what was supposed to be the “Brexit summit” on Thursday, the EU delivered an ultimatum: it said it was concerned by a lack of progress and called on London to make concessions or brace for a messy Brexit on Dec. 31.

Oct
9
“Market Wrap…”

European shares closed at a two-week high on Monday on positive updates on US President Donald Trump’s health and as a debate about US stimulus package lifted investors’ spirits.

Oct
2
“EU launches Legal Case Against the UK Over Internal Market Bill…”

On Thursday the European Union launched legal action against Britain’s new Internal Market Bill on the grounds that it undercuts London’s earlier legal commitments under the Brexit divorce treaty, according to the head of bloc’s executive.

Sep
25
“Eurozone Business Growth…”

Eurozone business growth ground to a halt this month amid a renewed downturn for the service industry impacted by a resurgence in the coronavirus cases that pushed governments to reintroduce restrictions and citizens to stay at home according to a survey.

Sep
18
“Federal Reserve Meeting…”

As the Federal Reserve met for its two-day meeting global markets shifted their attention for clues on the monetary policy outlook after the world’s largest economy adopted a more accommodative approach to inflation.

Sep
11
“ECB keeps Policy Unchanged…”

The European Central Bank (ECB) kept the policy unchanged on Thursday. With this decision the ECB’s benchmark deposit rate remains at minus 0.5 percent while the main rate remains at 0 percent.

Sep
4
“Weak German Retail Sales…”

German Retail Sales fell unexpectedly in the month of July according to data on Wednesday dropping by 0.9 percent on the month in real terms after a revised drop of 1.9 percent in June, calendar adjusted data from the Federal Statistics Office showed.

Aug
28
“Annual Economic Symposium…”

The Kansas City Fed kicked off its annual economic symposium on Thursday morning, an event that is usually held in the mountain resort of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but is being conducted virtually this year because of the pandemic.

Aug
21
“The S&P Closed at Record High…”

The S&P 500 closed at record high on Tuesday rebounding from huge losses triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and resulting in a quick recovery in the index’s history.

Aug
14
“The British Economy…”

Britain’s economy contracted by a record 20.4 percent between April and June, when the lockdown measures were tightest. This is the largest contraction reported by any major economy so far, official figures published on Wednesday showed.

Aug
7
“Growth In The Eurozone…”

Eurozone manufacturing activity expanded modestly last month. This is the first growth since early 2019, with factories playing an important part in this potential recovery.

Jul
31
“Gold…”

The deteriorating relationship between the US and China and the low hope of quick economic recovery increased the demand of the safe-haven asset as it has risen nearly 28 percent so far this year.

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