Recent Blogs

FILTER POSTS

Category

Archive

The week ahead, w/c 14 Jan 2019

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
Mantas Vanagas
  • Despite Japan's holiday, a softer market tone prevails today in the wake of weak Chinese trade data. Euro area IP figures will compound the negativity today with what will likely be the weakest month's reading since early 2016, while Brexit will dominate the week. 

Categories : 

Morning comment: Soft data fail to upset the market mood

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
Mantas Vanagas
  • Asian markets followed those in the US with further gains in equitiy markets to mark the best week since November. Ahead of new figures for UK GDP and US CPI, however, the latest Japanese data surprised on the downside, while Spain's IP report was very weak.

Categories : 

Morning comment: Japan spending, China CPI & French IP

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
Mantas Vanagas
  • Despite a more dovish set of Fed minutes, some broadly positive Japanese data and a drop in Chinese CPI, Asian markets today had a less upbeat tone. French IP figures resumed the of negative euro area economic data. 

Categories : 

Morning comment: Japan labour earnings & German trade

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
Mantas Vanagas
  • Another positive session in Asian markets buoyed by the extended US-China trade talks and reports of policy initiatives to boost Chinese consumption.  But while Japanese labour earnings data provided encouragement too, the latest German trade figures maintained the run of disappointing euro area economic reports.

Categories : 

Morning comment: German IP & Japan Confidence

Chris Scicluna
Mantas Vanagas
Emily Nicol
  • Despite further gains yesterday in US equities, today's Asian markets were mixed while Germany's IP data seriously disappointed. 

Categories :