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Earnings boost for markets

Earnings boost for markets 150 150 Realm

Earnings are providing a boost for the markets after strong reports from major US banks. Earnings appear to be softening investors’ concerns over inflation after US CPI came in at…

Stocks positive after US and China inflation data

Stocks positive after US and China inflation data 150 150 Realm

Stocks have opened higher this morning. Investors are weighing the latest US inflation data for September which came in slightly higher than expected at 5.4%, and the latest Fed minutes…

Muted open lower ahead of US CPI data

Muted open lower ahead of US CPI data 150 150 Realm

UK and European markets have opened lower this morning ahead of US CPI data. The key inflation report is due later today. Wednesday also sees the start of third-quarter earnings…

UK jobs market continues to improve

UK jobs market continues to improve 150 150 Realm

Data from the Office for National Statistics this morning shows that the UK jobs market continues to recover. The unemployment rate fell to 4.5%, the lowest in a year. Stocks…

Earnings boost for markets 150 150 Realm

Earnings boost for markets

Earnings are providing a boost for the markets after strong reports from major US banks. Earnings appear to be softening investors’ concerns over inflation after…

Stocks positive after US and China inflation data 150 150 Realm

Stocks positive after US and China inflation data

Stocks have opened higher this morning. Investors are weighing the latest US inflation data for September which came in slightly higher than expected at 5.4%,…

Muted open lower ahead of US CPI data 150 150 Realm

Muted open lower ahead of US CPI data

UK and European markets have opened lower this morning ahead of US CPI data. The key inflation report is due later today. Wednesday also sees…

UK jobs market continues to improve 150 150 Realm

UK jobs market continues to improve

Data from the Office for National Statistics this morning shows that the UK jobs market continues to recover. The unemployment rate fell to 4.5%, the…

Weekly Market View through 8th October 2021 150 150 Realm

Weekly Market View through 8th October 2021

UK Stock-Market The week opened with concerns over rising inflation and interest rates still to the fore. Fears over Evergrande were also very much in…

Markets cautious this morning as inflation concerns increase 150 150 Realm

Markets cautious this morning as inflation concerns increase

Following weaker-than-expected US jobs data on Friday, US Treasury yields have hit multi-month highs on expectations that central banks will begin policy tightening soon. Inflation…

Stocks flat ahead of US jobs data 150 150 Realm

Stocks flat ahead of US jobs data

Markets are trading cautiously this morning ahead of key US jobs data due later today. A strong report will increase the chances that the US…

Stocks higher after US Treasury Yields fall back from three month highs 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher after US Treasury Yields fall back from three month highs

Stocks are up this morning following Asian markets and US futures higher after bond yields retraced from three month highs. Other factors helped sentiment:  US…

Stocks open lower as US 10-year Treasury Yield rises again 150 150 Realm

Stocks open lower as US 10-year Treasury Yield rises again

US 10-year Treasury Yield rose back above 1.5% on Tuesday. Stocks in Asia fell and US stock futures also declined. UK and European stocks have…

Stocks up today despite US tech sell off 150 150 Realm

Stocks up today despite US tech sell off

UK and European stocks are slightly higher this morning despite a slide on Wall Street on Monday. US technology stocks were hit particularly hard with…