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Morning commentary: Capital Spreads

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The bears persist

Posted on: 5 February 2014

Despite a positive lead from the US overnight, Asian indices are trading mixed and Europe is doggedly set to open lower.

Sell off firmly intact

Posted on: 4 February 2014

European equities set to open significantly lower as the slump in equities continues. The persistent pessimism in risky assets has gone unabated with the US and Asian indices beating a path south without even the slightest look back overnight.

Emerging market volatility ahead!!

Posted on: 3 February 2014

European equities are set to start the week on a negative footing. Over the weekend the official China Manufacturing PMI followed the trend of the HSBC figure coming in weaker and giving the markets a concrete reason for weakness.

Markets pause for breath

Posted on: 31 January 2014

European equities are set to open flat to marginally lower as caution and confusion continue to plague the markets.

Cautious start

Posted on: 30 January 2014

European equities have opened marginally lower as the emerging market and slowing China stories continue to cause waves around the globe.

Turkish delight

Posted on: 29 January 2014

Unusually before an FOMC statement, European equities are rising sharply higher. The normal sitting on the sidelines won’t be happening today but not because of some rumour or off the cuff remark from a Fed member.

Markets steady but far from stable

Posted on: 28 January 2014

European equities are set to open flat as traders steady their nerves. Overnight the PBoC added yet more liquidity to their banking system to head off a credit crunch which could be taken as a positive step to quell fears or confirmation that there really is something to fear?

Where did the bulls go?

Posted on: 27 January 2014

Traders have had the weekend to fret about what is going on in the global economy and the verdict is decidedly negative with European equities looking set to open sharply lower.

European equities set to start flat on the open

Posted on: 24 January 2014

European equities are set to start flat on the open as yesterdays rout leaves trader nervous.

China sneezes, could the West catch a cold?

Posted on: 23 January 2014

European equities are set to open flat to marginally lower as caution takes hold following negative cues out of China.

Interest rate jitters to be allayed or exasperated

Posted on: 22 January 2014

Gains abound for the European indices this morning. Another fairly quiet day for the continental markets is expected but the UK will get an insight into how near the BoE is to starting a tightening cycle.

China to the rescue

Posted on: 21 January 2014

European equities are set to start on a firm footing as overnight the PBoC’s cash injection eases liquidity fears in China.

Bulls develop a fear of heights

Posted on: 20 January 2014

European equities are set to open marginally lower this morning following weak economic data overnight from China.

Holding those highs

Posted on: 17 January 2014

Despite overnight weakness in the US and Asia, European indices are set to buck the trend and start the session with gains, albeit modest ones.

Bulls picking up the pace

Posted on: 16 January 2014

European equities look likely to maintain the bullish mood and open higher this morning. Yesterdays rally pushed the major indices in to positive territory for the year and whilst it looks like there’s still more high ground to be taken, traders will be keeping a close eye on the levels just broken in case they have to make a hasty retreat.