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Morning commentary: Capital Spreads

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Europe, the sick man of the global economy

Posted on: 25 September 2014

European equities are set to open flat, shrugging off a strong finish in the US and gains in Asia. Despite yesterday’s gains in Europe, they were only a modest attempt to lessen the damage as markets are still well down on the week.

Ample bear food about

Posted on: 24 September 2014

European equities have slid as the negative cues continue to stack up. The geopolitical risk has ratcheted up with the bombings in Syria, but also overnight the rebel held regions of the Ukraine announced that they would hold their own independence votes.

China beats off the bears

Posted on: 23 September 2014

European equities are set to start mixed as traders are still reeling from yesterday’s declines.

Monday morning blues

Posted on: 22 September 2014

European equities are set to track Asian markets lower on the open. Despite a brief relief rally on Friday following the Scottish Independence result, markets started their downward slide and it is set to continue this morning.

Scottish Independence put to one side for another 300 years

Posted on: 19 September 2014

European equities are set to surge out of the starting blocks as the Scottish Independence attempt flounders.

All eyes on the Scots

Posted on: 18 September 2014

European equities are set to take their cue from the US markets and open higher.

Hilsenrath: Savant or insider?

Posted on: 17 September 2014

European equities are set to start on a firm footing on speculation that the Fed will keep its dovish stance. Markets have been on edge lately and bracing themselves for the implied nod that beginning of the interest rate hike cycle has a start date.

Calm before the carnage

Posted on: 16 September 2014

European equities are set to continue treading water ahead of this weeks risk events.

Turbulent week already getting off to a shaky start

Posted on: 15 September 2014

European equities are set to slump on the open following weak data from China out over the weekend.

Can’t even get any rest at the weekend

Posted on: 12 September 2014

European equities are set to open flat as they continue to stumble around in uncertainty.

An uneasy truce

Posted on: 11 September 2014

European equities have taken their cue from positive sessions in the US and Asia and have opened modestly higher.

Uncertainty leads to a certain course of action

Posted on: 10 September 2014

European equities have opened lower as a combination of negative cues, stubborn technical resistance and profit taking are all conspiring to drag on sentiment.

Indices not ready to break out

Posted on: 9 September 2014

European equities are set to edge lower on the open. Despite gains seen overnight in Asia, traders in Europe are getting a little hesitant following the huge run up we’ve seen in recent weeks.

Do what the polls say.

Posted on: 8 September 2014

European equities are set to put to one side the positive ‘bad’ US Nonfarm Payrolls on Friday and instead focus on domestic issues.

US rebound set to continue or crumble?

Posted on: 5 September 2014

European equities are set to open soft. Although the FTSE was unchanged yesterday as the MPC stood pat on rates, continental markets were sent soaring following the ECB’s surprise rate cut.