• Investment Bank Outlook 02-09-2019

    In this installment of the Investment Bank Outlook 02-09-19, we’re going to bring you a selection of perspectives from leading investment banks to outline the key issues and directional views for the week ahead. These excerpts, taken from research notes, will cover issues such as key market themes, economic releases, as well as any major […]

  • China Warns US Over Trade Deal Impact of Hong Kong Interference

    Rising tensions in Hong Kong are not only creating tensions between the autonomous state and China, but are now threatening to impact relations between the US and China. When questioned last week on how the situation in Hong Kong might impact any potential trade deal, President Trump told reporters “I think it’s a very hard […]

  • Gold Crashes on Trade Tariff Delay Announcement

    Fresh Trade Announcement We saw another period of volatility in the markets yesterday as traders reacted to news of a change in US trade policy. Following Trump’s recent announcement of a fresh set of 10% trade tariffs due to be applied to a further $300 billion of Chinese goods, starting September 1st, US Trade Representative […]

  • The IndeX Files 13-08-19

    Trade Wars & Brexit It’s been a very volatile period for the equities markets recently. Last week we saw heavy losses across the board as the market responded to news of rising tensions between the US and China. Following the US’s announcement of a fresh set of trade tariff to be applied to China, China […]

  • Markets Hopeful As US China Trade Talks Resume

    Traders have been given cause for fresh optimism this week, regarding a potential end to the trade war as the latest round of negotiations begin. A team of US delegates, led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, arrived in Shanghai yesterday. The group met with its Chinese counterparts, led by […]