Morning Notes

 

Asia-Pacific Shares Mixed Amid China Data, Brent At 3-year High

17/01/2022 Asian equities markets choppy on Monday as a slew of Chinese economic data confirmed the suppressing effect of coronavirus-restrictions on consumer spending. China’s retail sales rose only 1.7% year-on-year in December, missing forecasts for a 3.7% rise....

Naspers and miners drive the JSE to record high

13/01/2022 Tech heavyweights Naspers and Prosus led the gains on the JSE yesterday, and European markets climbed as investors welcomed comments by the US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell. The JSE all share closed at a record high, gaining the most in more than a...

Markets bounce hard after Fed Chair speaks:

12/01/2021 Asian stocks followed a rebound in the U.S. after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reassured investors the central bank will tackle inflation to extend the economic expansion. Powell told the Senate Banking Committee that officials won’t hesitate to act...

Asia-Pacific Shares Take A Dive Ahead Of U.S Inflation Data

11/01/2022 Asian stocks and U.S. futures dipped on Tuesday ahead of a key U.S. inflation that’s expected to strengthen the case for tighter monetary policy. U.S. December consumer inflation data is due to be released on Wednesday, with headline CPI seen coming in at a...

U.S. Futures, Asia Stocks Fluctuate on Bond Rout

10/01/2022 Stocks in Asia traded cautiously earlier as investors brace for bond-market volatility and stimulus withdrawal. Shares in Hong Kong advanced as technology stocks rebounded. They fell in South Korea, while China edged higher. U.S. futures swung between gains...

Asia-pacific Markets Dip After Hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve Minutes

06/01/2022 Asian shares took their cue from overnight losses on Wall Street, extending a global slump after Federal Reserve meeting minutes pointed to a faster-than-expected rise in U.S. interest rates due to concerns about persistent inflation. The Nasdaq plunged...

Asian Shares Slip As S&P And Nasdaq Drop

05/01/2022 Asian shares slipped on Wednesday following a mixed Wall Street session on Tuesday. Higher U.S. Treasury yields weighed on global tech firms and pushed up the dollar. U.S. yields rose on Tuesday as bond investors geared up for interest rate hikes from the...

Asian Shares Upbeat In Start To 2022 U.S. Futures Edge Higher

04/01/2022 Asian stocks firm on Tuesday following Wall Street's record highs on its first trading day of 2022, even as trading volumes remained light. Japan and Australia advanced as they reopened after the holiday. MSCI's gauge of Asia Pacific stocks ex. was up 0.77%...