Research Market strategy
by Swissquote Analysts

Pre-G20 meeting observations relating to Sino-American talks have been capturing investors’ attention last week, with equities closing in positive territory amid short-lived optimism over UK Brexit deal approval by the EU and further oil...

30.11.2018

Financial markets were tormented last week. First, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting clash has been pushing markets in the red zone, as scepticism over a rapid resolution of the conflict between the US and China is getting the...

23.11.2018

Outside the Asian market and more particularly China, financial markets were facing difficult times last week. The EU and the US closed in negative numbers, as mounting worries relating to global economic growth continued weighing on fast...

16.11.2018

It was not the « blue wave » the world had been promised but it was enough to provide a check to President Trump. Financial markets briefly rallied as US elections results provided a bit of balance. Highlighting the risk appetite was EM...

09.11.2018

Trading was uneventful last week as equity markets slowly recovered on stronger corporate earnings and firming global risk appetite. Data from the Euro-zone indicated that the economy barely expanding in the 3Q. This weakness was largely due...

02.11.2018

After a bruising start, equities have been losing ground last week and particularly on Wednesday amid weaker US home sales data and a sell-off in tech shares. Dragging political issues in Europe have been pushing the single currency downward...

26.10.2018

 

Financial markets had a rollercoaster ride last week as investors were having a rough time choosing a side amid equity and bond sell-off. US yield had a choppy week, as the Fed published the minutes of its September meeting. The...

19.10.2018

Nourished by harsh criticisms from US President Donald Trump with regard to the Fed tightening cycle path, global equity indices and US treasuries were sold across the board last week, although no concrete reasons are actually explaining that...

12.10.2018

Even though the Fed has announced the end of its hiking cycle, latest comments from Fed Chair Powell suggest that more rate hikes are in the pipeline. Nevertheless, the comments gave a fresh a boost to the greenback as it extended gains...

05.10.2018

Heading into the weekend markets had one eye on Italian budget and the other on the Ryder Cup. Which made for pointless, directionless trading. This implies that this week markets will refocus on core drivers such as manufacturing PMI data...

28.09.2018