Markets Update 05/12/2019 – Investors are losing patience

Frankfurt – 05/12/2019 Investors are losing patience The tiresome issue concerning the trade dispute between the two major powers, the USA and China, is spreading more and more nervousness. The markets react accordingly as more and more investors gradually lose their patience.  US Markets at a glance No wonder investors on Wall Street are gradually getting cold feet as well. …

Markets Update Wednesday 04/12/2019 – Hopes die last

Frankfurt – 04/12/2019 Hopes die last One step forward and two back and then the same again the other way around… Were Trump’s remarks on Tuesday just tactics or are today’s media reports that everything now points to an imminent end to the trade dispute just a sham? If you look at the whims of the market and investors today, …

Markets Update Tuesday 03/12/2019 – Markets in risk-off mode again

Frankfurt – 03/12/2019 Markets in risk-off mode again US President Donald Trump has once again clouded the pre-Christmas mood on the stock markets. With the delay of the China deal and customs threats against France, he scared investors off on a broad front. Hopes for a pre-Christmas rally are also dwindling.  Investors are increasingly losing the faith of a trade …

Markets Update Monday 02/12/2019 – Trump shakes the markets again

Frankfurt – 02/12/2019 Trump shakes the markets again At the beginning of the new trading week, everything looked extremely positive. The markets in Europe were boosted by more positive than expected economic data from both China, Germany and Europe as a whole and shot up. But then everything came to an abrupt end. Donald Trump is now out of the …

Markets Update Friday 29/11/2019 – Black Friday Sale

Frankfurt – 29/11/2019 Black Friday Sale With Black Friday discounts, retailers want to boost consumption. Many retailers have added Cyber Monday to the promotion day, i.e. the Monday immediately following it, or even one or two special offer weeks, such as Black Friday Week or Cyber Week. For the parcel industry, these discount battles are typically a good thing, because …

Markets Update Thursday 28/11/2019 – All about Turkeys

Frankfurt – 28/11/2019 All about Turkeys When Wall Street is closed for Thanksgiving, little happens on the world markets. That was the case again today.  Shortly before Thanksgiving, US President Donald Trump approved the laws passed by Congress to support the democracy movement in Hong Kong, immensely upsetting China. China’s foreign ministry then threatened with “tough countermeasures” and appointed the …

Markets Update Wednesday 27/11/2019 – How much higher can this go?

Frankfurt – 27/11/2019 How much higher can this go? There is growing evidence of progress in the trade talks between the USA and China: according to US President Donald Trump, the conclusion of a partial agreement is imminent in the trade war. “We are in the final stages of a very important agreement,” said Trump. The talks went “very well”. …

Markets Update Tuesday 26/11/2019 – Oh so high

Oh so high On Wall Street, indices continue to climb to new records – although investors there, as on other world markets, are becoming more breathless. Investors could remain in cover until concrete results are achieved in the trade dispute – as was the case on Tuesday. The Chinese and US negotiators continued their talks about a partial solution in …

Markets Update Monday 25/11/2019 – Solid start without any major news

Frankfurt – 25/11/2019 Solid start without any major news At the beginning of the most important week of the year for the American retail trade, Black Friday, there are rather conciliatory tones in the customs dispute with China. This also pleases investors. Thanksgiving week has begun and with it the now globally celebrated “Black Friday”, on which retailers from New …

Markets Update Friday 22/11/2019 – Markets stabilize

Frankfurt – 22/11/2019 Markets stabilize The USA and China are still struggling to reach an agreement in the customs dispute. Although an agreement is unlikely to be reached this year, investors have not given up hope. Investors on Friday were hopeful from China’s President Xi Jinping’s statement that his country is still interested in an agreement with the US. However, …