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Morning commentary: Capital Spreads

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Good data good for the bears

Posted on: 1 August 2014

European equities are set to continue their slide as yesterday’s painful session has given traders a hangover.

Traders still wrestling with the good news conundrum

Posted on: 31 July 2014

Flat starts are expected for European markets, showing similar indecisiveness as US and Asian markets.

Putin’s move

Posted on: 30 July 2014

European equities are set to open lower as the Russian sanctions weigh.

Is the West about to wake the Russian Bear?

Posted on: 29 July 2014

European equities are set to edge higher on the open following an afternoon rebound in the US and overnight gains in Asia.

Soft start but no real danger

Posted on: 25 July 2014

European equities are set to ease on the open dragged lower by US earnings. Despite a good day for European equities yesterday, the US markets bobbed around unchanged on the day.

Sanctions sell off still on the table

Posted on: 24 July 2014

European equities are set to edge lower on the open. Despite a positive finish yesterday and a surprisingly strong HSBC PMI out of China overnight, sentiment still remains cautious.

Markets like an impotent European Union

Posted on: 23 July 2014

European equities are set to take a breather after yesterday’s gains. Despite tough talk and the beating drums of action during the prelude to the European Union Foreign Ministers meeting, it didn’t amount to much other than a widening of Russian individuals on the naughty list.

Tough talk on Russia but now you have to walk the walk

Posted on: 22 July 2014

European equities are set to perk up on the open on positive steps in the Ukraine. Co-operative steps from the pro Russian rebels have soothed traders fears that east-west relations are about to resemble the cold war era; but attention and risk now moves to the euro zone foreign ministers meeting today.

Caution in the air

Posted on: 21 July 2014

European equities are set to edge a fraction higher on the open buoyed by a strong finish in the US on Friday but a cautious mood still persists.

Bulls out of breath already?

Posted on: 17 July 2014

European equities are set to open lower tracking cautious cues from Asia. Despite US markets closing with modest gains yesterday, the positive sentiment doesn’t seem to be catching.

Hawks circling above wounded bulls

Posted on: 16 July 2014

European equities are set edge higher on the open as Chinese GDP comes in just above expectations.

Bulls crossing their hooves for positive catalysts

Posted on: 15 July 2014

European equities are set to open flat as traders await data. The bargain hunters were out in force yesterday and anything that was at a knock down price after recent falls has been snapped up.

Bulls down but not out

Posted on: 14 July 2014

European equities are set to edge higher on the open as bargain hunters finally make an appearance.

Not much chance of a summer lull this year

Posted on: 11 July 2014

European equities are set to limp higher on the open but sentiment still remains weak. It’s been a bad weak for the bulls already...

Central Banks compete with drying paint for interest

Posted on: 10 July 2014

European equities are set to open flat as the overnight FOMC minutes failed to rock any boats.