Market Recap 26/02/2021

Download PDF USA US indexes decreased sharply during the week, mainly due to a steep rise in longer-term Treasury yields and increasing inflation expectations. The S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly drop in a month, while the Nasdaq suffered its worst decline since October, as an increase in rates is Read more…

Market Recap 19/02/2021

Download PDF USA United States’ major indexes evidence was mixed, but most of them ended lower in the holiday-shortened trading week (markets were closed on Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day). This was mainly due to an increase in treasury yields that climbed to the highest levels seen in a Read more…

Market Recap 12/02/2021

Download PDF USA US stock indexes closed at all-time highs also this week, showing modest weekly gains. This was mainly due to expectations for a fresh round of stimulus spending, strong corporate earnings, and progress in the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines. The S&P 500 rose 1.2% for the week, closing Read more…

Market Recap 06/12/2020

Download PDF US US stocks went further into top territory this week. S&P was up 14.50% YTD at 3,699.12 points; DJIA up 5.89% YTD at 30,218.2 points, recording the best monthly performance since 1987. Similarly, small-cap Russel 2000, up 13.36% YTD at 1,891.35 points, showed its best gain since inception, Read more…

Market recap 22/11/2020

Download PDF United States It looks as if the market read a recent Goldman Sachs report, which beckoned at the possibility of starting to “shift from the hope-driven economy to the growth-driven economy”. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 220 points (0.8%) to 29,263, the S&P 500 Index was down Read more…

Market Recap 15/11/2020

Download PDF US US stock market marks new record highs with the hopes rising for the soon vaccine development and investors’ look into the Biden’s victory on the US presidential elections. S&P500 closed at 3,585.15 with weekly gain of 2.16%. Dow-Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) was up 4.08% reaching 29,479.81. Read more…

Market Recap 01/11/2020

Download PDF United States Many US markets have seen the roughest week since March; the Dow and S&P 500 indices are down 7.5% and 6.4% respectively and the Nasdaq fell over 6% (following a sharp selloff in technology stocks due to mixed earnings results, with Apple falling 5.5% after a Read more…

Market Recap 04/10/2020

Download PDF United States Last week the S&P 500 went up by 0.44% and closed at 3,348.44, whilst Dow Jones registered a weekly gain of 1.17%, finishing at 27,682.81. Hopes for another coronavirus-relief bill contributed to the recovery of the market after having four consecutive weeks of bearish trend. The Read more…

Market Recap 27/09/2020

Download PDF   United States Last week the S&P 500 went down by 0.63% and closed at 3,298.46, whilst Dow Jones registered a weekly loss of 1.75%, finishing at 27,173.96. These figures represent the fourth straight weekly fall for both indexes, the longest losing streak in over a year. Gloomy Read more…

Market Recap 08/03/2020

Download as PDF US US market ended another wild trading week with a slight gain after last Friday substantive losses. S&P500 closed at 2,972.37, with a weekly gain of 0.61%. Dow-Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) was up 1.79% reaching 25,864.78. The demand for haven assets is rising and the bets Read more…

Market Recap 01/03/2020

Download as PDF United States The US markets experienced the worst week since 2008 due to a massive sell off caused by coronavirus uncertainty. S&P500 closed at 2954.22 with a weekly loss of a staggering 11.50% whilst the Dow-Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Index finished the week at 25.409, down 12.00% Read more…

Market Recap 16/02/2020

US This week U.S. stocks rose with S&P 500 gaining 1.56% and Nasdaq Composite 2.35%, closing at 3,380.16 and 9,623.58 respectively, these levels marked records for both indices. U.S. market surged relative to its peers as a result of investors beliefs for American market to be the least affected by Read more…

Market Recap 08/12/2019

US US bill supporting pro-democratic movements in Hong Kong has caused a negative reaction of China, however, China avoided any direct measures related to trade. Sanctions are going to be introduced on US human-rights organizations and US Navy ships port visits would be halted. The tension between two nations increase: Read more…

Market Recap 24/11/2019

US Last week the S&P500 was slightly down by 0.19% and closed the week at 3110,29 points. The index remained above the 3100 threshold while the yield on the US 10 year treasury was down 6 basis points at 1.774. The US market was once again driven by the phase-one Read more…

Market Recap 17/11/2019

US The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed the 28k mark with a close at 28,004.89 on Friday, recording a weekly gain of 1.2%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,120.46 up 0.9% w-o-w. These numbers outline a 6th consecutive week of gains for the index – for the first time in Read more…