Market Review – May 25, 2017

Stocks across different regions broadly gained. Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng soared 0.35% to 19,809.70 and 0.58% to 25,576.60, respectively. In Europe, UK’s FTSE 100 closed 0.40% higher to 7,514.90 after sliding on Tuesday, while France’s CAC 40 was flat, settling at 5,341.34. American stocks fared well, with Nasdaq up by 0.40% … Continued

Market Review – May 24, 2017

Stock trading was mixed in different regions. Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.53% to 19,717.01, while UK’s FTSE dipped 0.15% to 7,485.29 affected primarily by the terrorist bombing that killed at least 22 people. America’s Dow Jones and S&P 500 climbed 0.21% to 20,937.91 and 0.18% to 2,398.42, respectively. The US dollar fared well against EUR, JPY, … Continued

Market Review, May 23, 2017

Stocks broadly finished stronger while major commodities were up on Monday. In Asia, Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng went up 0.45% to 19,678.28 and 0.15% to 25,174.87, respectively. For Europe, stocks were mixed, with UK’s FTSE ending higher 0.34% at 7,496.34, while Germany’s DAX 30 and France’s CAC 40 each dropping 0.15% … Continued

Market Review, May 22, 2017

Friday saw major stock indices broadly closing higher. Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng were up, 0.19% to 19,590.76 and 0.15% to 25,174.87, respectively. UK’s FTSE climbed 0.46% to 7,470.71 after falling on Thursday, while Germany’s DAX and France’s CAC 40 inched up 0.39% to 12,638.69 and 0.66% to 5,324.40, respectively. All US indices … Continued

Market Review, May 19, 2017

US stocks rebounded on Thursday from its biggest sell-off in more than eight months, helped by strong US economic data, but uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump’s agenda kept an index of global equity markets near a three-week low. All American indices went up: Nasdaq by 0.73% to 6,055.13, S&P 500 by 0.37% to 2,365.72, … Continued

Market Review, May 18, 2017

Stocks mostly closed lower across different regions on Wednesday. Asian equities plunged amid US political risk, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 down 1.67% to 19,484.28, and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng falling 0.39% to finish at 25,194.01. UK’s FTSE 100 dropped 0.25% to 7,503.47 after rallying to its all-time high on Tuesday, while Germany’s DAX likewise dipped … Continued

Market Review, May 17, 2017

Most Asian stocks did not perform well on Tuesday with Nikkei 225 closing lower 0.47% to 19,826.38 and Hang Seng by 0.19% to 25,287.40 as weak economic data from China took its toll on the Asian markets. The UK’s FTSE 100 outpaced its peers by closing above 7,500 to 7,522.03 for the first time on … Continued

Market Review, May 16, 2017

Amidst the cyberattack spreads, stocks still advanced across different regions. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was up 0.48% at 19,976.10 on Monday with Mitsui Mining as the best index constituent performer. In Europe, FTSE 100 inched up by 0.26%, same with DAX 30 by 0.29% and CAC 40 by 0.22%. US stock indices S&P 500, Nasdaq, and … Continued