Markets Grown on Rumors about Easing China Tariffs

January 18, 2019

UNITED STATES The US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin proposed an idea to roll back tariffs on China to support markets and proceed with a deal with Beijing, the WSJ reported yesterday…

 

May’s Government Survives a Second Vote of Confidence

January 17, 2019

UNITED KINDOM British Prime Minister Theresa May won a vote of no confidence by 325 votes to 306 last night and will continue talks today with opposition parties to break…

 

The U.K. Stands at its Most Dangerous Crossroads

January 16, 2019

UNITED KINDOM Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected in the House of Commons by 432 votes to 202 last night. It was the biggest defeat suffered by any UK government.…

 

Theresa May Faces a Defeat in Brexit Deal Vote

January 15, 2019

UNITED STATES Wall Street experienced the sell-off on Monday amid concerns over the Chinese economic outlook. The weak export data released yesterday morning in China pushed Asian stocks down and…

 

Political Turbulence ahead of Brexit Vote

January 14, 2019

UNITED STATES The US stocks closed slightly lower on Friday, S&P slid 0.01%, DOW lost 0.02%. The yield on 10Y USTs fell 4 bps to 2.7%. The December consumer prices…

 

Powell Comments Supported Markets

January 11, 2019

UNITED STATES On Thursday the FED Chairman Mr. Powell said that the FED will be patient and flexible on interest-rate moves. He also mentioned that the balance sheet would be…

 

Oil Rallies, Trade Talks and Government Shutdown

January 10, 2019

UNITED STATES The US market closed in the green zone again yesterday amid investors optimism on trade talks between the US and China, as well as FED signalling it could…

 

MPs Take Precautions against a Potential no-deal Brexit

January 9, 2019

UNITED STATES The US market rose for the third day in a row, the first time since November, as talks between the US and China were extended by a day.…

 

Stock Market on Edge as US-China Negotiations Continue

January 8, 2019

UNITED STATES The US stocks closed in the green zone on Monday on investors’ hopes of the trade deal between US and China. At the same time, there was a…

 

The Future of US-China Relationships

January 7, 2019

UNITED STATES On Friday the US stock market showed one of its biggest rallies in over seven years influenced by several factors: NFP report came better than expected (312k vs…