Monday 7th January: Weekly technical outlook and review.

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Friday’s non-farm payrolls widely exceeded expectations, adding 312k jobs in December compared to the 179k consensus. Average hourly earnings rose 0.4% last month, beating expectations of 0.3%, while the US unemployment rate ticked higher to 3.9% from 3.7%.

Friday 4th January: Asian markets higher, Japan an exception

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Global Markets: Asian Stock Markets : Nikkei down 2.51%, Shanghai Composite up 1.57%, Hang Seng up 1.66%, ASX down 0.25% Commodities : Gold at $1297.15 (+0.18%), Silver at $15.88 (+0.51%), Brent Oil at $56.07 (+0.21%), WTI Oil at $47.31 (+0.47%) Rates : US 10-year yield at 2.579, UK 10-year yield at 1.197, Germany 10-year yield … Continue reading Friday 4th January: Asian markets higher, Japan an exception

Thursday 3rd January: Asian markets tumble on Apple’s lowered guidance

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Global Markets: Asian Stock Markets : Nikkei down 0.31%, Shanghai Composite down 0.04%, Hang Seng down 0.45%, ASX up 1.36% Commodities : Gold at $1293.55 (+0.74%), Silver at $15.67 (+0.15%), Brent Oil at $54.41 (-0.91%), WTI Oil at $45.72 (-1.76%) Rates : US 10-year yield at 2.619, UK 10-year yield at 1.219, Germany 10-year yield … Continue reading Thursday 3rd January: Asian markets tumble on Apple’s lowered guidance