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Weekly Market View through 7th May 2021

Weekly Market View through 7th May 2021 150 150 Realm

UK Stock-Market The UK stock-market was higher last week. The Bank of England announced its latest monetary policy decision leaving interest rates and its bond buying program unchanged as expected…

Stocks flat after gains last week

Stocks flat after gains last week 150 150 Realm

Like US futures, UK and European stocks have held Friday’s gains this morning.

Stocks higher ahead of US jobs data

Stocks higher ahead of US jobs data 150 150 Realm

The US April job report is due today with economists expecting that a million jobs will have been added last month. The report will be widely watched as an indicator of economic recovery.

Stocks up a little ahead of BoE decision

Stocks up a little ahead of BoE decision 150 150 Realm

The Bank of England will announce its latest monetary policy decision. with no change expected

Weekly Market View through 7th May 2021 150 150 Realm

Weekly Market View through 7th May 2021

UK Stock-Market The UK stock-market was higher last week. The Bank of England announced its latest monetary policy decision leaving interest rates and its bond…

Stocks flat after gains last week 150 150 Realm

Stocks flat after gains last week

Like US futures, UK and European stocks have held Friday’s gains this morning.

Stocks higher ahead of US jobs data 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher ahead of US jobs data

The US April job report is due today with economists expecting that a million jobs will have been added last month. The report will be widely watched as an indicator of economic recovery.

Stocks up a little ahead of BoE decision 150 150 Realm

Stocks up a little ahead of BoE decision

The Bank of England will announce its latest monetary policy decision. with no change expected

Weekly Market View through 30th April 2021 150 150 Realm

Weekly Market View through 30th April 2021

UK Stock-Market The UK stock-market was higher last week with sentiment remaining optimistic on global recovery although the eurozone economy slipped back into technical recession…

Stocks bounce back after falls on Tuesday 150 150 Realm

Stocks bounce back after falls on Tuesday

UK and European markets are bouncing back this morning after a weak day yesterday, particularly for technology stocks.

China PMI data weighs on sentiment 150 150 Realm

China PMI data weighs on sentiment

UK and European stocks had a muted open this morning after Chinese PMI data indicating a larger-than-expected slowdown weighed on sentiment.

Markets digesting Fed announcement and earnings 150 150 Realm

Markets digesting Fed announcement and earnings

US Federal Reserve kept interest rates close to zero and the rate of monthly asset purchases at $120 billion. Fed chair Jerome Powell said that now was not the time to be making changes.

Markets steady ahead of Fed 150 150 Realm

Markets steady ahead of Fed

UK and European markets are slightly higher this morning ahead of the latest policy announcements from the US Federal Reserve.

Stocks stall as Fed begins two day meeting 150 150 Realm

Stocks stall as Fed begins two day meeting

The UK FTSE 100 is slightly higher this morning after BP and HSBC both reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings today.