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Asian equities started the week on a positive note, except in Hong Kong where anti-China protests, and violence marked another weekend in the city’s streets.Oil gained. WTI crude advanced to $60 a barrel, as Brent traded at $66 on new...
20.01.2020
The signature of the phase one deal between the US and China sent the S&P500 and the Dow to fresh intraday record highs, although the last minute announcement that the tariff cuts on Chinese exports would not happen before the US ...
16.01.2020
The US – China trade deal is like watching a live show in the theatre of the absurd. The Trump administration revealed a detail that nobody expected just before the signature of the phase-one trade deal today: the tariff cuts will not...
15.01.2020
Technology stocks pushed the S&P500 and the Nasdaq to new records on Monday, as the rush toward the equities intensified ahead of the planned signature of the phase one deal between the US and China, and the release of the big US ...
14.01.2020
Equities started the week on a mixed note after stocks in the Wall Street fell from their all-time highs on Friday following a disappointing jobs report in the US. The US economy added 145’000 new jobs in December versus 160’000 expec...
13.01.2020
All conditions seem united for allowing the greenback to appreciate further short-term. Easing Middle East tensions combined with both the state visit of Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to sign the interim trade deal in Washington due nex...
10.01.2020
De-escalation of tensions in Iran following the relieving speech made by US President Donald Trump confirming that no military actions should be undertaken in Iran following missile strikes gives safe-haven Swissie some breathe. Furth...
09.01.2020
2020 has started with a geopolitical « White Swan » (an understood risk that occurred unexpectedly) in the Middle East involving the US and Iran. Overnight the situation has escalated as Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles...
08.01.2020
With Middle East tensions seemingly easing after financial markets tempered risks of a full-blown war beyond threatening rhetoric following the US drone attack from last week, safe-haven assets appear less of a bargain although fresh ...
07.01.2020
 
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