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Nikkei

Nikkei 225 Consolidates at Yearly Highs

Asian indices ended mixed today as investors closely follow the developments around the Brexit agreement. Confusing headlines over trade deal between China and the USA weigh on investors sentiment. The Hang Seng index finished 0.55% lower at 26,706, the Shanghai Composite ended 1.32% lower at 2,938, while the Singapore Straits [...]
GBPUSD

FTSE 100 Cautious Higher on Brexit Agreement

FTSE 100 trades 0.58% higher at 7,209.18 on rumours that Brexit deal have been reached. EU’s Juncker said that there is a Brexit deal and GBPUSD jumped to fresh five-month highs at 1.2988. Meanwhile, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) reiterated its position that it has reservations about the Brexit deal. [...]
Nikkei

Nikkei 225 Consolidates at Yearly Highs

Asian indices ended slightly lower today as investors digest the recent developments on Brexit and confusing headlines over trade deal between China and the USA. The Hang Seng index finished 0.41% higher at 26,774, the Shanghai Composite ended 0.15% lower at 2,974, while the Singapore Straits Times is 0.68% lower [...]
Euros

DAX Index at Yearly Highs On Brexit Deal Hopes

DAX Index continues higher for sixth consecutive trading session making fresh yearly highs as positive headlines crossing the wires, suggesting that a Brexit deal is possible. EU Negotiator, Michel Barnier, told EU commissioners that he is optimistic about getting a Brexit deal with the UK by the end of the day. The [...]
ftse

FTSE 100 Retreats, as UK CPI Came in Bellow Forecasts

FTSE 100 trades 0.20% lower at 7,197.53 as the initial Brexit optimism fades away and Pound Sterling trades at five-month highs. Equity investors are cautious trying to digest the confusing headlines from Brexit front and US-China trade agreement reached last week Friday. The UK Consumer Price Index (year over year) [...]
Nikkei 225

Nikkei 225 at Fresh Yearly Highs

Asian indices ended mostly higher as the improved sentiment on a Brexit deal offset the confusing headlines over trade negotiations between officials from China and the USA. The Hang Seng index finished 0.51% higher at 26,640, the Shanghai Composite ended 0.50% lower at 2,976, while the Singapore Straits Times is [...]