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DAX Index Lower Better Manufacturing PMI Failed to Impress

Dax index trades slightly lower giving up 0.07% at 13654 amid the uncertainty the  coronavirus outbreak has spread to markets. Earlier today the German Manufacturing PMI surprised investors beating the expectations. The German Manufacturing PMI for February came in at 47.8, surpassing the expectations  of 44.8. The PMI signals modest [...]
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Premarket: Nasdaq 100 & S&P 500 Futures Retreat From Record Highs

Nasdaq futures were pointing to weak open on Thursday as investors continue to access the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China. China’s National Health Commission (CNH) reported today 114 coronavirus deaths, and only 394 new confirmed coronavirus cases. Now the total number of deaths in China has reached [...]
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FTSE 100 in Cautious Trading After Strong UK Retail Data

FTSE 100 trades slightly lower as the indexdigest the strong rebound from yesterday’s trading session. FTSE 100 managed to rebound yesterday after tested the 100-day moving average. Earlier today we had positive news from the UK economy. The Retail Sales registered in at 0.9% topping the forecasts of 0.7% in [...]
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Nasdaq 100 Hits Fresh All-Time Highs On China Stimulus

Nasdaq 100 has reached new all-time high taking out the high from last week. PBOC said that the coronavirus crisis impact on the economy expected to be limited to ease concerns over a global economic slowdown. The central bank of China also said that it would continue to use multiple [...]
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Risk Appetite Returns DAX Index Approach Record Highs

Dax index edge higher as coronavirus fears eases after recent data shows that the coronavirus is spreading at a slightly slower pace. Investors also bet that central banks would intervene injecting cash to markets to revive the struggling economy. IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, said earlier that expects the Chinese [...]

FTSE 100 Rebounds on Better UK CPI Data

FTSE 100 recovers today most of yesterday’s losses amid slowing coronavirus spread and China stimulus hints, boosted investors sentiment. Better than expected CPI data also helps sentiment. The United Kingdom CPI Index came in at 1.8% better than the expectations of 1.6% in January printing a six-month high. The inflation [...]
Nasdaq 100

Premarket: Nasdaq 100 – S&P 500 Futures Lower On Apple Warning

Nasdaq 100 futures in electronic trading are 0.62% lower after Apple (AAPL) warned on revenues for the current quarter blaming weak demand from China and disruptions in the supply channels. Apple revenue guidance ranging between $63 and $67 billion for the current quarter. Above that Walmart earnings came short of [...]