Markets Update Friday 18/10/2019 – The day before the “Super Saturday”

Frankfurt – 18/10/2019 The day before the “Super Saturday” The trade dispute is slowing down the world economy, and Brexit is still creating uncertainty as no one knows whether the British Parliament will approve the deal. Investors are therefore keeping their feet still – for the time being. Nevertheless, the British Pound has received an enormous boost over the past …

Markets Update Wednesday 16/10/2019 – Brexit-hopes keep spurring the market

Frankfurt – 16/10/2019 Brexit-hopes keep spurring the market Even though investors have no reason to rejoice at the moment, as global economic growth has cooled off and Germany is also on the verge of recession. However, there is hope for a solution to the major geopolitical risks of the time. First and foremost, this includes Brexit. The hope of an …

Markets Update Monday 14/10/2019 – That hangover feeling…

That hangover feeling… Hangover mood after the big stock market party on Friday: The high flight on the stock markets ended abruptly at the beginning of the week.  Was the anticipation of a partial settlement in the trade dispute between the USA and China premature? Many experts had warned about being too optimistic too early about the current trade talks. …

Markets Update Friday 11/10/2019 – Who let the bulls out!?

Frankfurt – 11/10/2019 Who let the bulls out!? New confidence in the American-Chinese trade conflict, as well as signals of relaxation in the Brexit issue, triggered a fireworks display on the stock markets on Friday. The most recent US economic data also provided a buying mood. US consumer sentiment improved surprisingly in October, with the University of Michigan’s Barometer rising …

Markets Update Thursday 10/10/2019 – Tower of Babel-syndrome?

Frankfurt – 10/10/2019 Tower of Babel-syndrome? Conciliatory tones from the White House have raised hopes in the markets for a defusing of the American-Chinese customs dispute. Encouraging signals also came from the Brexit negotiations. In particular, President Donald Trump announced that he would meet with the head of the Chinese delegation in Washington this Friday, Deputy Prime Minister Liu He, …

Markets Update Wednesday 09/10/2019 – All eyes on Trade Talks

Frankfurt – 09/10/2019 All eyes on Trade Talks Hopes for a speedy agreement in the trade dispute have been dampened considerably in recent days. On Tuesday, the US blacklisted 28 Chinese companies and government organizations and imposed visa restrictions for their actions against the Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. Beijing strongly condemned these steps as interference in China’s internal affairs. …

Markets Update Tuesday 08/10/2019 – Too many risks push stock markets lower

Frankfurt – 08/10/2019 Too many risks push stock markets lower Growing doubts about a rapprochement between the USA and China in the planned trade talks caused uncertainty on Tuesday. Fears of a chaotic Brexit also grew. British sources, for example, spread the news that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had shown herself uncompromising in a conversation with Prime Minister Boris Johnson …

Markets Update Monday 07/10/2019

Frankfurt – 07/10/2019 At the beginning of the week, things are starting rather quietly, both concerning the market-moving topics and the overall agenda. The trade talks between the USA and China are already looking ahead.  Nevertheless, it should be noted that both the leading German index, the Dax, and the American Dow Jones have started a quarter as catastrophically as …

Markets Update Friday 04/10/2019 – A horror week comes to an end

Frankfurt – 04/10/2019 A horror week comes to an end International stock markets have been hit ice-cold by recession concerns. While at the beginning of last week, it looked as if the stock markets could shake off economic concerns thanks to a tailwind from monetary policy, the tide has turned in the meantime. The shockingly weak ISM index for the …

Markets Update Wednesday 02/10/2019 – Big Red

Frankfurt – 02/10/2019 Big Red One day before the day of German reunification, the markets seem to be falling back into panic mode. The first autumn storm caused a major upheaval in share prices world-wide. The Dax fell below the 12,000 mark for the first time in four weeks – due to economic worries. Investors fled to gold. The golden …