European Market Flat as Investors Await G7 Leaders’ Brexit Views
Major European indexes (DBEU) were trading with caution on May 26, 2016, as they awaited G7 leaders’ views on the Brexit referendum.
Critical Asian markets (AAXJ) are range bound as investors await the outcome of the two-day G7 summit, which started on May 26, 2016.
Latin American markets were trading higher on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, supported by a rally in crude and other commodity prices.
The major Asian indexes (AAXJ) staged a rebound on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The gain in the Asian indexes were led by Japan, Hong Kong, and India.
The major European indexes (DBEU) extended their gains from the previous day on May 25, 2016. The rise was primarily attributed to the strong release of German data.
US markets were trading on a higher note on May 25, 2016, as crude prices continued to rise following a sharper-than-expected decline in inventory figures. A fall in crude inventories indicates higher demand for crude prices, which led to a rally in oil futures yesterday.
Major European markets (DBEU) posted significant gains on May 24, 2016. Here’s why.
Major Asian indexes (AAXJ) were trading lower on May 23. Let’s take a look.
Latin American markets were under pressure on May 24 despite a rally in crude and other commodity prices.
US markets were trading on a higher note today. Let’s see why.
Equities look attractive versus government debt, recently offering dividend yields above the yield on 10-year government bonds in all major markets. What else should you consider?
Market participants believe that the BoJ (Bank of Japan) needs to do more to beat deflation and propel the Japanese economy to sustainable long-term growth.
The BoJ is the one of the largest holders of Japanese (DFJ) government bonds and also a major player in equity markets.
Deflationary pressures have weakened market confidence in the central bank, and hurt Japanese stocks.
With Japan now one of the worst performing equity markets this year, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill provides an updated outlook.
St. Louis Federal Reserve president James Bullard exhibited a hawkish stance with respect to a rise in interest rates by the US Federal Reserve.
Among the Latin-America–focused ETFs, the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) fell 2.5% on May 23, which was in sync with the fall in the real.
Major European indexes (DBEU) were mostly trading lower on May 23, 2016.
Major Asian markets (AAXJ) were trading on a mixed bias on May 23 after the decent data release was hampered by investor caution about a possible US Fed rate hike.
Emerging markets (EEM) offer plenty of opportunities for astute investors. They’re expected to outperform in the next few quarters despite the many challenges.