It was just more than a month ago when the Greek government was “convinced” that the second bailout program review would be completed by early December. (But they probably forget to specify the year? Is it… Read more at:….http://bit.ly/2ioeGb5
Greek debt crisis is a vicious circle. The Troika (EU, ECB and IMF) along with the Greek government do not seem to be able to make the Greek debt crisis a chapter in an economic history book any time soon as the involved parties fail to agree on a plan which will lead the country out of the 6-year crisis.
The 3 prerequisites for a complete and sustainable solution to the…. Read more at: http://bit.ly/2hpwS3o
Italian referendum has increased volatility but a “no” win could fire it.
Waiting for details of a possible settlement of DB fine from DoJ.
Brexit stance to become clearer within the first months of 2017.
Political landscape change and voters become less predictive.
All last week’s economic figures generally in line with estimates. Housing market figures in UK and unemployment rate in US slightly better than expected while initial jobless claims missed estimates.
Next week will be quite interesting starting with… Read more at: http://bit.ly/2gpwwJ6
We are now only two months away from the New Year and there is a lot of uncertainty in global markets arising mainly from the US Presidential election, which is only 9 days away and central bank’s announcement regarding interest rates. Until election, we expect the volatility to… Read more at http://bit.ly/2f21rO8
Main European indices moved slightly upwards last week mainly due to some reassurance in the banking sector, which have temporarily stopped the sell-off of last week, a rise in utilities, oil & Gas and consumer goods and services.
On the other hand, US lost some ground on Friday late trading hours after Yellen’s comments on US economy’s resilience. Yellen mentioned that US may have to be on a high pressure… Read more at http://bit.ly/2epLvm4
Last week the markets were bombed by news regarding Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB), the flash crash of British pound, which lost 6% in two minutes, and the debate of hard vs soft Brexit. In US, the non-farm payrolls miss estimates and stood at +156K (consensus +175K) and unemployment rose slightly to 5% (est. 4.9%) which may give Fed one more excuse to keep interest rates…Read more…http://bit.ly/2dWXiHU
While you may want to bet on the Greek success story, believe that Greek stocks will outperform, or just think that net exporters offer high returns,GREK may not be the best option for you…Read more…. http://bit.ly/2dEqNAf
About two weeks ago the typhoon “Malakas” hit Japan. The word is actually a Filipino word meaning ‘strong’ or ‘powerful’. The same word means something completely different in Greek, definitely has a more naughty meaning. Although a typhoon is a tropical cyclone that develops in the Pacific Ocean, one has just started developing in Europe. While there are six main requirements for tropical cyclogenesis, a crisis only needs one: Loss of investors’ confidence. Read more here… http://bit.ly/2dzaSUm
Volatility rises but there is still room for further raises.
Stock returns and interest rates highly correlated.
Political risk in europe high as UK-EU negotiations will start.
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For the last three days stock markets across the globe were rising. US stock market has also been recovering from the Brexit shock. But is this the beginning of an upward trend or just a short term correction?
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