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FTSE pushes on despite Brexit uncertainty

March 19, 2019 7:53 AM
In recent days, we have been talking up the prospects of stronger recovery in European stock markets, owing in part to the falling government bond yields as a result of major central banks like the European Central Bank turning dovish recently...

Could EU stocks find some much needed love?

November 22, 2018 6:56 AM
So, there is a good possibility, we think, that the stock markets, especially in Europe, may find support soon. Central banks could very well decide to keep monetary conditions looser for longer than previously thought amid a weakening global economy and lower oil prices reducing inflationary pressures. Meanwhile bargain hunters could provide their ...

Stocks rally on trade relief

September 18, 2018 9:48 AM
It has been another volatile day in the equity markets as the tit-for-tat bilateral tariffs between China and the US continued. As we go to press, US stock index futures were at their best levels on the day and Europe was also on a recovery mode.

FTSE boosted as weaker UK inflation hits pound again

July 18, 2018 6:15 AM
After the sluggish wages data yesterday, the pound was hit again this morning on news UK inflation remained flat in June, raising further doubts over an August rate hike from the Bank of England. But this was good news for the stock markets, with the commodity-heavy FTSE 100 extending its gains after a sizeable rally the day before and despite ongoi...

ECB preview: QE end is in sight

June 14, 2018 6:36 AM
Unlike the Federal Reserve yesterday, the European Central Bank won’t be raising interest rates later on today, but the EUR/USD could nonetheless push higher.