Markets Update Wednesday 22/12/2021 – Christmas Shopping

Table of ContentsChristmas ShoppingUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 22/12/2021 Christmas Shopping Shortly before Christmas, the mood of US consumers brightened unexpectedly, which indulged investors on Wall Street. They continue their stock shopping spree. The chances of a Christmas rally have thus …

Markets Update Tuesday 21/12/2021 – Christmas Cheer

Table of ContentsChristmas CheerUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 21/12/12021 Christmas Cheer After the setback at the start of the week, the stock exchanges went up again today. Wall Street made up for yesterday’s losses, and the DAX also closed clearly up. …

Markets Update Monday 20/12/2021 – Depressed

Table of ContentsDepressedUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 20/12/2021 Depressed A whole series of negative factors depressed prices on the New York Stock Exchange today. The DAX also fell significantly. On the first day of the Christmas week, the US stock markets …

Markets Update Thursday 16/12/2021 – Super-Thursday

Table of ContentsSuper-ThursdayUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 16/12/2021 Super-Thursday After a reasonably positive start, the American stock markets slipped significantly in trading. Shares such as Apple and Microsoft were hit particularly hard by the sell-off.  Several central bank decisions were the …

Markets Update Wednesday 15/12/2021 – Relief

Table of ContentsReliefUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 15/12/2021 Relief As expected, the US Federal Reserve has prepared the ground for the first interest rate hikes in the New Year. The move came as no surprise to the stock market. Prices rose …

Markets Update Monday 13/12/2021 – Central Banks

Table of ContentsCentral BanksUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 13/12/2021 Central Banks Investors on Wall Street slowed down significantly after recent gains. The major stock indices fell at the start of the week. Investors were more cautious due to the coronavirus variant …

Markets Update Friday 10/12/2021 – Sky-High

Table of ContentsSky-HighUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 10/12/2021 Sky-High Even historically high US inflation figures did not throw the markets off track today. Investors took a deep breath after a successful week. The latest US inflation data had been eagerly awaited …

Stock Take 09/12/2021

Fitch downgrades Evergrande’s credit rating China Evergrande’s bankruptcy is becoming increasingly likely. The rating agency Fitch has further downgraded the highly indebted real estate giant. The experts now rate the creditworthiness of China’s second-largest property developer as “Restricted Default” (RD), which is the second-lowest level and is close to total default. The $300 billion indebted groups have defaulted on payments. …

Markets Update Thursday 09/12/2021 – Waiting for Friday

Table of ContentsWaiting for FridayUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 09/12/2021 Waiting for Friday The pre-Christmas stock rally has stopped for the time being. After three winning days in a row, the US stock markets ran out of steam. Concerns about measures …

Markets Update Wednesday 08/12/2021 – Between Hope and Evergrande

Table of ContentsBetween Hope and EvergrandeUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world economic news Frankfurt – 08/12/2021 Between Hope and Evergrande After the recent gains, Wall Street was quieter today. However, the Nasdaq technology exchange continued to be robust also because the Apple share continued its triumphant …