Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Eased, USD Flat, Crude Oil Steady, Stocks Flat Notes: Crude Oil in still Bear Market territory. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said this week “global oil demand growth is running at the weakest rate since 2012” at below 1-M BPD, and that this was “leading the selloff” […]

People celebrate upcoming Dragon Boat Festival across China

People celebrate upcoming Dragon Boat Festival across China

Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional and important celebration in China. Dragon Boat Festival 2019 falls on June 7 (Friday). China will have 3 days of holiday from Friday (June 7) to Sunday (June 9), and we will be back at work on Monday , June 10. Simple Facts to Understand […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors hoping for a compromise in tariff talks between the United States and Mexico

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors hoping for a compromise in tariff talks between the United States and Mexico

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors hoping for a compromise in tariff talks between the United States and Mexico Hong Kong shares finished higher on Thursday after a cautiously positive session, with investors hoping for a compromise in tariff talks between the United States and Mexico. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.26 per cent, […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat Notes: Crude Oil in Bear Market territory. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said this week “global oil demand growth is running at the weakest rate since 2012” at below 1-M BPD, and that this was “leading the selloff” in […]

Chinese drugmakers lead losses on Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) amid policy worries

Chinese drugmakers lead losses on Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) amid policy worries

Chinese drugmakers lead losses on Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) amid policy worries Hong Kong shares rose for the first time in six days on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated the possibility of monetary easing to help weather economic headwinds. The Hang Seng Index climbed 0.5% to 26,895.44 after falling 2.3% over […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Bounced Notes: USD struggled near 7 week lows Wednesday after Fed officials hinted at the possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth. JPMorgan expects the Fed to cut rates 2X […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) shares fell on Tuesday to mark their longest losing streak this year

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) shares fell on Tuesday to mark their longest losing streak this year

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) shares fell on Tuesday to mark their longest losing streak this year Hong Kong shares fell on Tuesday to mark their longest losing streak this year, over intensifying worries about global growth. The Hang Seng Index declined 0.5% to 26,761.52, its fifth consecutive decline. Social media and gaming major […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Steady, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Fell Notes: JPMorgan expects the Fed to cut rates 2X this year, a major change from its previous forecast that rates will stay on hold until the end of Y 2020. The benchmark 10-yr Treasury yield fell to its lowest […]

The Future is in Asia

The Future is in Asia

Global-strategy adviser Parag Khanna describes the ways that the world economy is increasingly Asia-centric and will be moving even more swiftly in that direction. Here’s why More than 50% of the world’s population lives in Asia, where economies are growing quickly and becoming increasingly interconnected in culture, business, and trade. In this piece Parag Khanna, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) increasing concerns over the state of global trade

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) increasing concerns over the state of global trade

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) increasing concerns over the state of global trade Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Mainland Chinese shares closed lower, with the Shanghai composite slipping 0.3% to 2,890.08 and the Shenzhen component declining 0.74% to 8,856.99. The Shenzhen composite also […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Steady, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Mixed Notes: Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by President, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) recorded its third straight loss last week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) recorded its third straight loss last week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) recorded its third straight loss last week Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index recorded its third straight loss this week to end 0.79% lower. The index lost 9.4% in May 2019. Yesterday, the iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (EWH) lost a massive 1.62%, underperforming the Hang Seng, which reported a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) closed at a four-month low as Beijing stepped up its rhetoric amid a festering trade dispute with Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) closed at a four-month low as Beijing stepped up its rhetoric amid a festering trade dispute with Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) closed at a four-month low as Beijing stepped up its rhetoric amid a festering trade dispute with Washington Hong Kong stocks on Thursday closed at a four-month low as Beijing stepped up its rhetoric amid a festering trade dispute with Washington. The Hang Seng index ended down 0.4% at […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $BTC, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Steady, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed Notes: Global stocks will continue their drive North, but an escalation of the US-China trade dispute poses the biggest risk, Reuters polls of over 200 equity strategists, analysts and fund managers from around the world found. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment soured over mounting worries about world growth

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment soured over mounting worries about world growth

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment soured over mounting worries about world growth Hong Kong shares fell on Wednesday, tracking losses around the region as investor sentiment soured over mounting worries about world growth, with trade tensions between the United States and China showing no signs of easing. At the close of trade, […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $BTC, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Down Notes: US markets turned hot and fast late Tuesday with high volume trade across the board after coming off the holiday weekend. Asia, focus remains on the ongoing US-China trade dispute. President Trump said Monday that […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains capped amid trade uncertainties

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains capped amid trade uncertainties

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains capped amid trade uncertainties Hong Kong stocks ended higher on Tuesday after plumbing a four-month low in the previous session, but gains were capped as investor sentiment remained fragile amid broad uncertainties over trade and economic growth. The Hang Seng index rose 0.4%, to 27,390.81 points, while the […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $BTC, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY Markets were subdued Monday with the financial markets in the UK and the United States being closed for Holidays. FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Up Notes: Trade concerns also remain high on investors’ list of concerns. President Trump said Monday that Washington […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors staying on the sidelines awaiting hints of further policy support

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors staying on the sidelines awaiting hints of further policy support

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors staying on the sidelines awaiting hints of further policy support Hong Kong stocks eased on Monday, as investors stayed on the sidelines awaiting hints of further policy support to offset impacts of U.S.-China trade war and cooling domestic demand, amid worries about the economy. At the close of […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY The US Financial Markets are Closed Monday in Observance of Memorial Day USA FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Flat Notes: President Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and expressed confidence, despite […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) collapsed to new recent lows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) collapsed to new recent lows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) collapsed to new recent lows The Chinese Hang Seng Index collapsed early this week to new recent lows. This breakdown in China’s major stock index highlights the anticipated fallout from the continued U.S./China trade war. Recent data from the Chinese property market and corporate bond markets suggest a broad slowdown in […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed In Asia Gold: Gold prices held steady Friday after rising above $1,280 in Thursday’s session. Spot gold was steady at $1,283.56 oz by 0415 GMT, US gold futures for June were down 0.2% at 1,283.10. Gold has found a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets fell following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets fell following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets fell following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff Asian markets fell Thursday, following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff. After last week’s escalation of tariffs, no new trade […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: Investors bet most Asian currencies will come under further pressure, a Reuters poll showed, with trade tensions between the United States and China firmly dominating headlines once again. US Crude Oil inventories rose last week, hitting their […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade tensions continued to linger

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade tensions continued to linger

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade tensions continued to linger Markets in Asia were mixed on Wednesday as trade tensions continued to linger between the U.S. and China. Shares in mainland China edged down on the day, with the Shanghai composite declining 0.49% to 2,891.70 and the Shenzhen component lower by 0.51% to 9,041.22. […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: Gold is now more than 5% below its late-February 2019 high at $1,346.73 oz. Investors await the release of the Fed’s mins at 1800 GMT, which is expected to provide insights into the 1 May meeting by […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index on Tuesday ended at its lowest close in nearly 16 weeks as investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing despite a temporary easing of restrictions China’s Huawei. Washington on […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: President Trump Monday threatened Iran with “great force” if it attacked US interests in the Middle East. This came after a rocket attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad, which Washington suspects to have been organized by militia with […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock markets fell amid increasing trade tensions with the U.S.

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock markets fell amid increasing trade tensions with the U.S.

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock markets fell amid increasing trade tensions with the U.S. Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 28,619.70. The projected lower bound is: 26,908.64. The projected closing price is: 27,764.17. Candlesticks A black body […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Unch, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: United Arab Emirates (UAE) Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei earlier told reporters that producers were capable of filling any market gap and that relaxing supply cuts was not “the right decision.” President Trump Tweeted that a conflict […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ongoing tensions between Beijing and Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ongoing tensions between Beijing and Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ongoing tensions between Beijing and Washington Mainland Chinese shares tumbled on Friday amid ongoing tensions between Beijing and Washington. The Shanghai composite slipped 2.48% to close at 2,882.30 and the Shenzhen component dropped 3.15% to finish its trading day at 9,000.19. The Shenzhen composite fell 3.256% to close at 1,533.22 Hong […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions Hong Kong stocks ended flat on Thursday, as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions. The Hang Seng index was nearly unchanged at 28,275.07, while the […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Flat, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed Notes: Long term prospects for EUR are not bright, given the region’s soft economic fundamentals. But the news on the auto tariff delay is helping the single currency establish support at $1.1200 Growth in China’s industrial output slowed […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks bounce as they recovered partially from Monday’s sharp losses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks bounce as they recovered partially from Monday’s sharp losses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks bounce as they recovered partially from Monday’s sharp losses Shares in Asia were higher on Wednesday following an earlier slump this week as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated. Mainland Chinese shares advanced on the day, with the Shanghai composite adding 1.91% to 2,938.68 and the […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Steady, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Notes: The FX (foreign exchange) market showed little reaction to worse-than-expected growth in Chinese industrial output and retail sales for April that underlined the need for Beijing to roll out more stimulus measures to support the world’s 2nd-largest […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) leads Asia stocks lower

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) leads Asia stocks lower

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) leads Asia stocks lower Asia Pacific stocks fell Tuesday, on the heels of a 2% drop at the start of the week for U.S. markets. Many indexes bounced off opening lows in early trading, with Japan’s Nikkei cutting its early losses by two-thirds as the trading day ramped up. […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

2$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Notes: President Trump increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, as he hiked US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods, and now targets $325-B more. Middle East focus: Saudi Arabia Monday said that 2 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) deepening sense of unease among investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) deepening sense of unease among investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) deepening sense of unease among investors It is becoming evident that the U.S./Chinese trade issues are going to become a point of contention for the markets going forward. We’ve been reviewing as much news as possible in an attempt to build a consensus for the future of the U.S. […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

2$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Flat, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Down Notes: President Trump increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, as he hiked US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods, and now targets $325-B more. The UAE said Sunday that 4 commercial vessels were […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong”

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong”

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong” Mr Trump said talks between Washington and Beijing will continue even after a deadline passed on Friday for them to reach an agreement. As a result the US raised tariffs to 25% from 10% on goods from China. China says […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides AGENCIES NEW YORK US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides. […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Down, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: And again, President Trump has increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he will hike US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods tat 12:01a Friday, and targets $325-B more.. China wants the tariffs […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Tensions mount as negotiators meet on Thursday

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Tensions mount as negotiators meet on Thursday

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Tensions mount as negotiators meet on Thursday The U.S. issued an official notice Wednesday stating that it will raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods from Friday as threatened by President Donald Trump, ratcheting up tensions just as trade negotiations with China are set to resume. China’s Commerce […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

FLASH: Gold Firmed, USD Off, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Notes: Again, President Trump has increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he will hike US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods tat 12:01a this Friday, and targets $325-B more.. China wants the tariffs to be lifted, while President Trump wants to […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors remain on edge after Donald Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors remain on edge after Donald Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors remain on edge after Donald Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks edged up in the opening minutes of trade on Tuesday after the previous day’s sharp losses, but investors remain on edge after Donald Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on Chinese […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Notes: President Trump Sunday increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he will hike US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods tat 12:01a this Friday, and targets $325-B more.. China wants the tariffs to be lifted, while President Trump wants to keep […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market goes into meltdown mode after Trump warns of new tariffs threat

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market goes into meltdown mode after Trump warns of new tariffs threat

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market goes into meltdown mode after Trump warns of new tariffs threat Donald Trump is certainly predictable when it comes to being unpredictable. While that might sound like an oxymoron, the United States President has taken a verbal “sledgehammer” to trade talks with China and a wrecking ball to […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Down Notes: President Trump Sunday increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he will hike US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods this Friday, and targets $325-B more soon. The President’s aggressive strategy drew bi-partisan support from US Senate Democratic leader […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat (May Day Holiday) Notes: Investors await US employment figures due later today, which is forecast to show 185,000 net new jobs were added in April and the unemployment rate steady at 3.8% Reflecting investor sentiment in gold, holdings of SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks end higher as trade optimism boosts sentiment

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks end higher as trade optimism boosts sentiment

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks end higher as trade optimism boosts sentiment Hang Seng index up 0.83 pct HSCE rises 0.13 pct HSI financial sub-index 1.3 pct higher; property up 0.9 pct Hong Kong stocks closed firmer on Thursday as investors cheered signs of progress in the U.S.-China trade negotiations, while financials and […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat (May Day Holiday) Note: USD consolidated in Asia Thursday after recovering from a brief spill overnight when markets were whipsawed by mixed messages on policy from the Fed. There was little immediate reaction to a report the United States and China were nearing a trade […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Off, USD Down, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat (May Day Holiday) Note: China and the United States began their latest talks in Beijing on Wednesday aimed at ending a bitter trade dispute, after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he had a “nice” working dinner the night before with China Vice Premier […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Note: We have now turned from sentiment where this stock rally was 1 where professionals did not take part in, to a fast paced entry where hedge funds and investors are chasing markets they have been betting against. While the strong US GDP data […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Down Notes: China, the world’s biggest buyer of Iranian oil, this week formally complained to the United States over its unilateral Iran sanctions. Crude Oil output in the United States, which turned into the world’s Top producer last year, last week edged back to its […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) falls to near four-week low

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) falls to near four-week low

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) falls to near four-week low Hong Kong share market closed near four-week low on Thursday, 25 April 2019, registering the fifth consecutive day of losses, amid combination of the market concern over China central bank’s shift away from further broad easing moves and the risk of a strengthening US […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slip amid concerns over China stimulus pace

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slip amid concerns over China stimulus pace

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slip amid concerns over China stimulus pace Asian markets saw a mixed day on Wednesday, as fresh all-time closing highs for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq vied for investor attention with concerns China will slow its pace of economic stimulus. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -0.27% closed down 0.3%. Hong Kong’s […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Lower, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: The International Energy Agency (IEA), a watchdog for Crude Oil consuming countries, said in a statement Tuesday that markets are “adequately supplied” and that “global spare production capacity remains at comfortable levels.” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced “that as of May 2, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreats modestly, while energy companies’ stock gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreats modestly, while energy companies’ stock gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreats modestly, while energy companies’ stock gains Asian markets were largely down in early trading Tuesday as oil prices surged to nearly six-month highs after the U.S. said it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +0.19% was off 0.2%, while Hong Kong’s […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Lower, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Higher Notes: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced “that as of May 2, the State Department will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country that is currently importing Iranian Crude or condensate.” US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told reporters trade negotiations between the […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Notes: Following the Good Friday holiday, markets in Britain, Germany and France will remain closed for Easter Monday, while those in the United States will reopen. Brent and US Crude futures surged to 6-month highs on reports that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

Investors in China’s Stock Market Focus on PBoC Stimulus Measures

Investors in China’s Stock Market Focus on PBoC Stimulus Measures

$CNY China’s stock market investors are not quite ready to see Beijing scale back its efforts to support the economy. Stocks started the week lower after improving data prompted traders to pare back their bets for additional stimulus. The Shanghai Composite Index rallied Tuesday after the PBoC injected cash into the financial system, alleviating concerns […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors watching the health of the Chinese economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors watching the health of the Chinese economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors watching the health of the Chinese economy Most Asian stock markets closed higher on Wednesday, following the release of better-than-expected economic numbers from China. Mainland Chinese shares were higher on the day. The Shanghai composite rose 0.29 percent to approximately 3,263.12 and the Shenzhen component added around 0.55 […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: US Crude Oil inventories fell by 3.1-M bbls in the week ended 12 April to 452.7-M, compared with analysts’ expectations for an increase of 1.7-M bbl, according to data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) released Tuesday. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) advancing led by a rally in Chinese markets

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) advancing led by a rally in Chinese markets

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) advancing led by a rally in Chinese markets World shares advanced Tuesday, led by a rally in Chinese markets. Upbeat home price data from China and encouraging talk from the White House on trade negotiations with Beijing appeared to help lift sentiment. Germany’s DAX surged 0.6% to 12,096.93 while […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies including Russia, known as OPEC+, will meet in June to decide whether to continue withholding supply. That comes after they previously agreed to crimp output by 1.2-M BPD from 1 January for 6 months. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggle as growth worries overshawow trade-deal hopes

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggle as growth worries overshawow trade-deal hopes

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggle as growth worries overshawow trade-deal hopes Asian market finished mixed Monday as hopes over a trade deal mixed with worries about global growth. The Shanghai Composite index SHCOMP, -0.34% closed down 0.3%. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index NIK, +1.37% jumped 1.4% and the Kospi in South Korea SEU, +0.42% […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Eased, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Note: Again this week the world’s investors are focused on big bank earnings. Among positive catalysts in the market are a better-than- expected credit and export growth figures from China, a positive kick-off to the earnings season in the United States and hopes of […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Flat, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on big bank earnings. Comments from Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida that the U.S. economy is in a “good place” but reemphasizing the Fed’s patience on rate hikes, also helped to reassure investors Thursday ahead of […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Eased Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings. President Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $11-B worth of European Union products, heightening tensions over a long-running transatlantic Airbus subsidy dispute. European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Firm,Stocks Eased Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings, as the S&P 500 ends 8 day rally with a Fibo recap. Investors will also focus on a European Central Bank (ECB) meeting Wednesday. President Donald Trump threatened to impose […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fell on profit taking as investors awaited more clarity in trade negotiations

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fell on profit taking as investors awaited more clarity in trade negotiations

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fell on profit taking as investors awaited more clarity in trade negotiations Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on selected EU goods in response to the claimed EU subsidies for Airbus. Ongoing Brexit uncertainty and skepticism that any deal can […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings as the S&P 500 continues to drive North Eastern forces Monday were advancing on the Libyan capital Tripoli in the latest of a cycle of warfare since Muammar Gaddafi’s fall in […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) forging higher, building on solid gains from the previous week as hopes for a U.S.-China trade continue to rise

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) forging higher, building on solid gains from the previous week as hopes for a U.S.-China trade continue to rise

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) forging higher, building on solid gains from the previous week as hopes for a U.S.-China trade continue to rise Stock markets in Asia were forging higher Monday morning, building on solid gains the previous week as hopes for a U.S.-China trade continue to rise. Asia Pacific markets were mixed […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: The world’s nvestors are now focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings. In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose to a 1-week high Monday as USD edged lower, while investors awaited minutes of the Fed’s March FOMC meeting Wednesday. Spot gold gained about 0.4% […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks have reached seven-month highs

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks have reached seven-month highs

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks have reached seven-month highs Global markets and economies are watching in anticipation as two of the world’s largest economies engage in hard negotiations to finally settle their long-running trade disputes. With the recent turn of events pointing to a possible positive outcome in the US-China trade talks, global […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Down, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Steady Note: Investors are now awaiting the US jobs numbers for more signals on the strength of the economy. Reuters reported Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell its Crude Oil in currencies other than USDs if Washington passes a bill exposing OPEC members to US […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s government bonds poised for worst week since 2014

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s government bonds poised for worst week since 2014

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s government bonds poised for worst week since 2014 China’s booming equity rally entered a new phase this week as economic data provided bulls with a fresh catalyst. After signals from the Treasury market in March got the whole world panicking over global growth, equity investors were encouraged by data showing […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Up Note: The Chinese RMB Yuan will hold its recent gains Vs USD, and likely make a move forward from current marks over the coming year, as optimism about a US-China trade deal offsets anxiety over weak domestic economic growth, a Reuters poll showed. In Asia […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) resumption of trade talks between the U.S. and China in Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) resumption of trade talks between the U.S. and China in Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) resumption of trade talks between the U.S. and China in Washington “Ninety percent of the deal is done, but the last 10% is the hardest part,” U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive Myron Brilliant said, according to the Financial Times. The report added that if a deal is not reached […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note:  3 of 8 countries granted waivers by Washington to import Crude Oil from Iran have cut the imports to Zero, the improved global market conditions would help reduce Iranian exports further. UK  Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday she would seek another BREXIT […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) seeing some long-term institutional buying coming back

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) seeing some long-term institutional buying coming back

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) seeing some long-term institutional buying coming back Hong Kong shares ended at a nine-month high on Tuesday after economic data from the world’s largest economies allayed worries about a global downturn. The Hang Seng Index added 0.2% to 29,624.67, its highest closing since June 20. Casino operators Galaxy Entertainment Group and […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: China’s PMI number was the most significant monthly increase since Y 2012, which should ease concerns around a potential threat to Crude Oil demand. In Asia Gold: Gold prices declined to a more than 3-week lows Tuesday as waning global economic slowdown concerns lifted […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) surged following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) surged following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) surged following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March Major markets in Asia surged on Monday following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March. Mainland Chinese shares soared on the day, […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: USD off 0.1% Vs Key rivals, after hitting its highest since 11 March Friday, while Asian stocks rallied as positive Chinese factory data and signs of progress in US-China trade talks supported sentiment. In Asia Gold: Gold prices up Monday as USD backed off […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fresh optimisms that Beijing and Washington had been making progress on trade talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fresh optimisms that Beijing and Washington had been making progress on trade talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fresh optimisms that Beijing and Washington had been making progress on trade talks On Friday, the 29th of March 2019, Asian stocks surged, buoyed by a rise in Chinese equities, over fresh optimisms that Beijing and Washington had been making progress on trade talks, concomitantly, global bond yields were returned […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lingering fears of global slowdown weigh on investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lingering fears of global slowdown weigh on investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lingering fears of global slowdown weigh on investors Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday, following a slip on Wall Street, as investors watched the continuing trade talks between the U.S. and China. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, -1.61% lost 1.5% in early trading, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.65% […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Flat, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Flat Note: China has made unprecedented proposals in talks with the United States on a range of issues including forced technology transfer as the 2 sides work to overcome remaining obstacles to a deal to end their trade dispute, US officials said Wednesday. In Asia Gold: […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors rushed to buy companies that are less reliant on the strength of the economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors rushed to buy companies that are less reliant on the strength of the economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors rushed to buy companies that are less reliant on the strength of the economy Chinese stocks rebounded after two days of losses on Wednesday, as investors took refuge in consumer and pharmaceutical companies after official data showed a slump in profits at industrial companies. The Shanghai Composite Index […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed Notes: UK Prime Minister Theresa May will address Conservative Party lawmakers, possibly to set out a timetable for her departure, to win support for her 2X-rejected BREXIT deal as the Parliament prepares to vote on a variety of possible options. A senior International Monetary Fund […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slowdown concerns linger

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slowdown concerns linger

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slowdown concerns linger Hong Kong stocks edged up soon after the open on Tuesday after suffering hefty losses the previous day but investors remain cautious owing to concerns about the global economy. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.54 per cent, or 154.41 points, to 28,677.76. The benchmark Shanghai Composite […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors fled equities on growing fears about a U.S. recession

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors fled equities on growing fears about a U.S. recession

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors fled equities on growing fears about a U.S. recession Hong Kong stocks posted their worst day in nearly three months on Monday, tracking a global selloff, as investors fled equities on growing fears about a U.S. recession, and on caution ahead of fresh U.S.-China trade talks. The Hang […]

THE 43RD HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

THE 43RD HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Hong Kong International Film Festival is 1 of Hong Kong’s largest cultural events, and as all film festivals, this is an event for those involved in the film industry, actors, directors, screenwriters, etc. and film enthusiasts and fans from all over the world. Sponsored by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society, a non-profit […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors welcomed dovish comments from the Federal Reserve

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors welcomed dovish comments from the Federal Reserve

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors welcomed dovish comments from the Federal Reserve Hong Kong stocks kicked off on Thursday with gains as investors welcomed dovish comments from the Federal Reserve and an indication that it will not lift interest rates this year. The Hang Seng Index gained 0.16 per cent, or 48.36 points, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks were hit by a new wave of uncertainty on the U.S.-China trade front following a series of conflicting reports

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks were hit by a new wave of uncertainty on the U.S.-China trade front following a series of conflicting reports

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks were hit by a new wave of uncertainty on the U.S.-China trade front following a series of conflicting reports Shares in major Asian stock markets mostly slipped on Wednesday following a series of conflicting reports on U.S.-China trade that surfaced overnight. The broad MSCI Asia ex-Japan index slipped […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: The Fed Wednesday is expected to hold interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year to 1-2 or none, and release long-awaited details of a plan to end the monthly reduction of its massive balance sheet. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) awaiting Fed meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) awaiting Fed meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) awaiting Fed meeting Shares in Asia mostly traded lower on Tuesday afternoon, ahead of a closely watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve set to kick off later in the day stateside. Mainland Chinese shares ended the morning session mostly lower, with the Shanghai composite slipping 0.22 percent and the Shenzhen component declining […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Steady Notes: UK PM May’s BREXIT plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of Parliament ruled that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was re-submitted in fundamentally different form. She has just 2 days […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks tracked the mainland Chinese markets higher

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks tracked the mainland Chinese markets higher

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks tracked the mainland Chinese markets higher Hong Kong stocks tracked the mainland Chinese markets higher on Monday and closed at a nine-month peak, buoyed by expectations of the U.S. Federal Reserve taking a dovish stance at its policy meeting this week and Beijing rolling out more policy measures […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Off, USD Off, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Notes: Data Friday showed US manufacturing output fell for a 2nd month running in February and factory activity in New York state hit near a 2 low this month, further evidence of a sharp slowdown in economic growth early in Q-1. In Asia Gold: Spot […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) sentiment boosted by bullish global markets performances

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) sentiment boosted by bullish global markets performances

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) sentiment boosted by bullish global markets performances The market started on a bearish note last week after a two-week decline but rebounded to close marginally higher on bargain hunting. Shayne Heffernan said “don’t be too quick to write off China, the new reforms in Beijing should see a boost […]