Mixed Markets Stagger Toward the US Long Weekend

Yesterday’s US market selloff which came despite a post earnings rally in Nvidia* carried through world markets overnight and into this morning. Following on from yesterday’s drops of 0.4% to 1.6% for major US indices on Thursday, the Hang Seng fell 1.4%, the Nikkei fell 1.2%, the Dax dropped 0.5% while the FTSE has fallen […]

S&P Flirts With 5000 Amid Earnings and Economic News

US equities continue their rebound this morning. US index futures are up 0.1%-0.2%, with S&P futures back up above 5000, building on yesterday’s 0.4%-1.3% rebounds. In Europe today, the Dax is up 0.7% and the FTSE is up 0.1%. The Nikkei rallied 1.2% overnight and traded above 38,000 for the first time in over 30 […]