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Morning commentary: Capital Spreads

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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.

Bulls ready to go on the offensive?

Posted on: 15 January 2014

European equities are set to open higher after staging a remarkable turn around in sentiment yesterday. What looked like the start of a sizable sell off didn’t last long as the weak opening was quickly pared back.

Rally stalls, are we about to see big falls?

Posted on: 14 January 2014

European equities are set to open lower tracking an overnight sell off in the US and Asia.

New Year still looking for direction

Posted on: 13 January 2014

European equities are set to open marginally higher but the mood remains resolutely cautious. Despite the weak jobs data on Friday, European equities managed to eek out gains.

Day of the doves?

Posted on: 9 January 2014

Another flat start today as traders continue to wait and see what headwinds the central banks will drop on the markets. With the Fed out of the way overnight and not too much to price in this morning, traders will be hunkering down ahead of today’s BoE and ECB meetings.

Let the data deluge begin!!

Posted on: 8 January 2014

A flat start today for the European markets as traders prep themselves for a barrage of sentiment deciding releases. Whilst markets ticked up a little yesterday, the rally still feels as though it’s on slightly soft foundations so traders will be looking for confirmation that the central banks have got the global economy on firmer footing.