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Morning commentary: Capital Spreads

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Slow news day or end of the rally?

Posted on: 12 November 2014

European equities are set to open flat on a lack of cues. With little in the way of news or economic data and the US session muted because of Veterans Day, there was little for traders to get their teeth into yesterday.

Too infinity and beyond!

Posted on: 11 November 2014

European equities are set to perk up on overnight gains in the US and Asia. Confidence in the US economy seems to be brushing off any domestic concerns and the bulls are running with it.

Wobbly start shows unbalanced markets

Posted on: 10 November 2014

European equities are set to open mixed as traders struggle to find direction.

No booze from the ECB today but as long as the EU remains weak that’s good enough

Posted on: 6 November 2014

European equities are set to ease on Thursday as traders nestle in ahead of central bank meetings. Companies going ex-div today also shave 10 points off the FTSE.

What was yesterday all about?

Posted on: 5 November 2014

European equities are set to start on a firm footing, shrugging off earlier wobbles. European equities had a bit of a kneejerk reaction lower yesterday to the European Commission’s weaker forecast but this shouldn’t have been a surprise to anyone that’s been remotely involved with markets.

Europe’s hangover worse than every one else’s

Posted on: 4 November 2014

European equities are set to open flat following muted session in the US and Asia. Following Fridays surge, it’s only natural that the markets should give back some of those windfall gains.

Bulls out of breath and out of shape

Posted on: 3 November 2014

European equities are set to open little changed following the huge run away gains on Friday. Traders are likely to pause today as they take a breather and reassure themselves that value should actually be around these levels.

Just as the Fed takes away the punch bowl, the BoJ has turned up with a crate of sake

Posted on: 31 October 2014

European equities are set to start on a firm footing following strong sessions in the US and Asia. Following yesterday’s yo-yo session, it seems that the bulls have shaken off their post QE nausea and taken up the mantle again.

Can we live without QE?

Posted on: 30 October 2014

European equities are set to open flat as traders try to decipher last nights Fed moves. As expected the plug was pulled on QE.

You can take QE but only if we get ZIF (Zero Interest-Rates Forever)

Posted on: 29 October 2014

European equities are set to start with gains tracking overnight momentum from the US and Asia.

End of QE a bullish thing?

Posted on: 28 October 2014

European equities are set to pare back some of yesterday’s losses and start with modest gains.

Stress tests not so stressful

Posted on: 27 October 2014

European equities look set to start on a positive footing following the largely positive results from the Eurozone bank stress test.

Bullish momentum waning?

Posted on: 24 October 2014

European equities are set to fall on the open following overnight news that ebola has hit New York.

Markets dawdling on a cliff edge

Posted on: 23 October 2014

European equities are set to increase on the open following weak overnight sessions in the US and Asia. Despite Europe’s best efforts at trying to make a definitive move off the recent lows are set to be thwarted as today’s open should wipe out all of yesterdays work from the bulls.

Did we find a bottom or is this a suckers rally?

Posted on: 22 October 2014

Yesterday’s positive sentiment is set to continue with European equities starting on a firm footing.