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15 04, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 13/04/2020

2020-04-15T17:26:04+00:00April 15th, 2020|

Update 17-04-2020: Dow Jones opens higher, but loses bravado seen in initial moments after bell Though still firmly in the green, some of the enthusiasm that was present after the bell rang on Wall Street started to disappear as investors looked down the barrel of another potentially stressful weekend of [...]

7 04, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 06/04/2020

2020-04-07T15:52:52+00:00April 7th, 2020|

Update 08-04-2020: Dow Jones gains fail to spur rebound from European indices Bucking the trend seen throughout the morning session, the Dow Jones opened in the green on Wednesday afternoon.   The Dow really lost steam on Tuesday, from an 800 point surge after the bell to a red-tinged close. [...]

31 03, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 30/03/2020

2020-03-31T15:36:04+00:00March 31st, 2020|

Update 03-04-2020: Markets remain relatively unshaken despite -700k non-farm reading Once again the markets were relatively calm in the face of some horrendous jobs data out of America.   Though not immediately alarming as Thursday’s 6.6 million new jobless claims, nor last week’s 3.3 million filing for unemployment, Friday’s nonfarm [...]

23 03, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 23/03/2020

2020-03-23T16:42:35+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Update 26-03-2020: Record breaking number of US jobless claims fails to prevent market rebound An astonishing – as in, astonishingly bad – jobless claims figure failed to stop a continuation of the week’s rebound this Thursday.   For the week ending 21st March, 3.283 million people filed for unemployment in [...]

16 03, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 16/03/2020

2020-03-16T13:29:03+00:00March 16th, 2020|

Update 20-03-2020: FTSE and Dow Jones see gains start to dissipate, Eurozone and pound hold strong Though the overall picture remained positive this Friday, the FTSE saw its rebound continued to ebb away as the session went on.   At one point up close to 5%, the UK index’s gains [...]

11 03, 2020

Market Update: Week Starting 09/03/2020

2020-03-11T16:47:39+00:00March 11th, 2020|

Update 13-03-2020: Wobbly Dow rebound keeps European markets in the green at end of historic week Though the European rebound has lasted as it has at any point in the last couple of weeks, its strength was undermined a tad by a US open that couldn’t quite decide how strong [...]

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