• The IndeX Files 11-02-2020

    Corona-Virus Continues To Dictate Asset Price Moves Ongoing developments within the corona-virus outbreak continue to dominate action in benchmark global equities indices this week. Early optimism regarding the prospect of a potential vaccine helped fuel a wave of buying across high yielding assets last week, however, this move was short-lived and has seen further reversal […]

  • The IndeX Files 04-02-2020

    Equities Attempting To Recover Benchmark global equities are doing the best to recover this week despite the ongoing risk from the corona-virus outbreak. Last week, equities indices saw heavy losses as rising uncertainty dampened investor sentiment. This week, the spread of the virus has worsened with China confirming that over 20,000 cases have now been […]

  • The IndeX Files 28-01-2020

    Corona-Virus Sends Equities Sinking Benchmark global equities have been heavily offered in recent trading as the impact of the Chinese corona-virus outbreak continues to dampen investor appetite. The virus, which broke out in China around two weeks ago, has now claimed the life of 80 people and spread across Asia, reaching the United States. There […]

  • The IndeX Files 14-01-2020

    Attention Turning Back Towards US-Sino Trade Deal Global benchmark equities indices have seen a pause in their recent upward trajectory though are consolidating near highs, suggesting a continuation higher is coming. The most notable themes for asset markets currently are those of reduced geopolitical risks linked to US-Iran tensions as well as the favourable backdrop […]

  • The IndeX Files 01-10-2019

    Equities Upside On Hold Global benchmark indices have commenced the week in rather a subdued fashion with most headline indices having retraced from recent highs. In the US, the equities landscape is dominated by fluctuating Fed rate hike expectations. With recent data supporting, the market has reduced its outlook for an October rate-cut, instead deeming […]

  • The IndeX Files 24-09-2019

    Risk Markets Looking for Fresh Drivers Global benchmark indexes remain muted following the September FOMC meeting. Policymakers, led by Fed chair Powell, announced a 25-basis point reduction in the headline cash rate, the second only rate cut in a decade. However, the voting split has seen reduced pricing for further rate cuts this year with […]

  • Is the fall of the Chinese stock market temporary?

    China’s blue chip index, the Shanghai Composite, fell 0.39% on Friday, while Japanese Hang Seng rose 0.28%. the Chinese index lost 3%, recording the largest decline since the market collapse in January 2016.

  • Global market relief may be short lived

    The unpredictability the North Korean leader remains the main risk factor and this will be reminded to us through out the medium term outlook. of the decisions of the North Korean leader remains a risk factor that can repeatedly remind itself of itself in the medium term.

  • Another currency to climb the peak

    The FED officials have not helped the Dollar, as Yen updates to a 5-month peak. The Nikkei index lost more than 300 points as market propelled the demand for the Japanese currency,

  • Japanese stocks are in a red zone

    Yen took the lead, as Dollar is reaching monthly lows. This, in turn, hit the Japanese Nikkei making it drop.

  • The Dollar has been made great again!

    The USD renews peaks while the bond rout deepens. On the other side of the world, the upbeat Japan data eases pressure on BoJ.

  • Asian shares traded in green as Europe slowly plunges

    The Russian RTS extends its losing streak for the third day in a row sinking 0.79%; the Brazil Bovespa drops 1.10%. On top of that the European equities sunk along with the American shares.

  • Is Japan able to survive the struggle?

    Experts think that the Bank of Japan is going to extend the standstill of the easing program and drive the rates even deeper into the negative zone, as all previous measured failed to curb the deflation and bolster the economic upturn of the country.

  • Problems in the Asian market continue?

    Shinzo Abe retained political power for the conservative party.

  • JPY weakens on Abe’s new easing program, GBP surges as Cameron resigns

    The GBP also saw speculative pressure ahead of the BoE decision on Thursday.