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Dow Jones Climbs, On Global Stimulus Talk

Dow Jones Climbs, On Global Stimulus Talk

Wall Street indices spiked higher today with the Dow Jones adding over 1.12% at 26,174.40. The Nasdaq currently is trading 1.52% higher at 8,014, while the S&P 500 trading 1.19% higher at 2,922.65 as trade tensions between China and US ease. The Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index registered at 92.1, missing [...]
DAX index Breaks Above the 200 Day MA

DAX index Breaks Above the 200 Day MA

DAX index trading 0.67% higher at 11,638 as trader’s hope of more stimulus from central banks around the globe. European Monetary Union Consumer Price Index (YoY) came in at 1% missing expectations of 1.1% in July. The German GDP shrank by 0.1% in the second quarter from the previous quarter [...]
Nikkei 225 Adds 0.71% as Investors turn More Optimistic

Nikkei 225 Adds 0.71% as Investors turn More Optimistic

Asian indices and Nikkei 225 finished higher today as the international trade relations sentiment improved after US and China were looking to move forward with trade talks in September. The Hang Seng finished 2.31 percent higher at 26,326, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.61 percent higher at 3,136 and [...]
Nasdaq Edges Up, On Falling Bond Yields

Nasdaq Edges Up, On Falling Bond Yields

Wall Street indices spiked higher today with the Nasdaq adding over 1.6% at 7,900.40. The Dow Jones Industrial Average currently is trading 1.30% higher at 25,912, while the S&P 500 trading 1.52% higher at 2,890.65 as trade tensions between the China and US ease. In United States the Building Permits [...]
FTSE 100 Rebounds from 4 – Month Lows

FTSE 100 Rebounds from 4 – Month Lows

FTSE 100 started the session higher after indexes began trading at about 9:40 a.m. London time amid the longest outage in 8 years as investor’s worries on US – China trade tensions ease. On the technical side FTSE 100 rebounds from four month lows as the short term outlook has [...]

Crucial Days for the FTSE 100

The FTSE 100 is under pressure and yesterday the stock index slid below the June 3 low of 7078.6. However, before the day ended the price was back up above the support level and managed to negate a bearish signal. If the market had closed below the June low, it [...]
Nikkei 225 Ends Slightly Higher On Improved Sentiment

Nikkei 225 Ends Slightly Higher On Improved Sentiment

Asian indices Nikkei 225 and Nikkei 225 finished mostly higher today mirroring Wall Street indices as investor’s worries on US – China trade war ease. The Hang Seng finished 0.97 percent higher at 25,741, the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.56 percent lower at 3,108 and the Shanghai composite ended [...]