The Electronics Industry Drove the Performance of FEZ
The electronics industry returned 6% on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The Netherlands-based Philips rose 6% on that day as it reported its quarterly earnings.
Oil and Gas Industry Drove FEZ Performance
The oil and gas industry contributed the highest positive return of 4.8% on Friday, January 22, 2016. The rise in crude oil prices drove its performance.
Russia’s Gas Pipeline Network in Europe
The European Union (FEZ) depends mostly on imports to meet its gas needs. Europe accounts for a significant portion of Russia’s gas exports.
Oil and Gas Push FEZ Up, Auto Manufacturers Drag It Down
Overview of FEZ’s performance on January 13 As we discussed previously in this series, as global growth worries weighed on the market during the previous day’s trading, global markets fell drastically on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) and the iShares MSCI EMU Index ETF (EZU) returned 2.08%, and 1.97%, […]
Repsol Topped FEZ, Rebounds in Crude Oil Benefitted the Stock
On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, the stocks at the top of the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) were Repsol, Total (TOT), Enel, ENI (EAA), Danone (DANOY), Axa, Airbus (EADSY).
Chinese Market Sell-Off Weighed Heavily on FEZ
On Monday, January 4, 2016, the Chinese market sell-off weighed heavily on FEZ’s performance. Weak manufacturing PMI data created doubts about China’s economy.
Oil and Gas and Electric Industry Weighed on FEZ in 2015
The oil and gas industry provided the return of -13% in 2015. Stocks like Total (TOT), Eni (EAA), and Repsol returned -3%, -5%, and -32%, respectively, in 2015.
Analyzing the World Market and FEZ’s Flat Performance in 2015
The world market went through various critical periods in 2015. Various ups and downs in the world economy impacted the European market.
All of FEZ’s Industries Ended in Green
On December 23, 2015, all of the industries of the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) had positive returns. The returns pushed FEZ up. HEDJ rose by 2.2%
Oil and Gas Industry Pushed FEZ Up
The oil and gas industry provided the highest positive return of 0.8% on December 22, 2015. Oil prices rose yesterday. They paused the downtrend.
Falling Crude Oil Triggers All of the European Market Industries
Crude oil and commodity prices continued to fall. This made investors nervous. They exited their positions in both the equity and commodity markets.
Oil and Gas Industry Emerged as FEZ’s Biggest Loser
After the outcome of OPEC’s meeting on December 4, 2015, oil prices followed the downtrend. OPEC didn’t agree to reduce the production.
Transportation and Software Industry Led FEZ
Among all of the industries of the SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF (FEZ), the transportation industry provided the highest positive return of 0.5% on December 14, 2015.
Multiyear Low Crude Oil Triggers Free Fall in European Market
Crude oil and commodity prices continued to fall on December 11, 2015, creating a nervousness in the minds of investors. Then investors exited their positions, which led to a global sell-off.
Auto Manufacturing, Oil and Gas Lead FEZ
On December 9, the auto manufacturing industry yielded the highest positive return of 4.2% within FEZ.
Volkswagen Rises the Most of FEZ’s Holdings despite Scandal
Yesterday, the stocks at the top of the SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF (FEZ) were Volkswagen (VLKAY), Repsol, Total (TOT), ENI (EAA), and ING Groep (ING).
FEZ and EWJ Closed Lower as Crude Oil Prices Fell 6%
The SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF (FEZ) and the iShares MSCI Eurozone (EZU) closed on negative notes on Monday, December 7, 2015. They both fell by 0.28%.
ING Groep Lifts FEZ with a Rise of 1.2%
ING Groep (ING) provided the highest individual as well as weighted return in FEZ on November 27, 2015. The individual return was 1.2%.