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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…

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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.

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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.

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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

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Weekly Market View through 23rd April 2021 150 150 Realm

Weekly Market View through 23rd April 2021

UK Stock-Market The UK stock-market ended the week lower. The market tumbled on Tuesday after official UK jobs data released by the ONS shows that…

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Stocks open flat ahead of Fed meeting and major earnings reports 150 150 Realm

Stocks open flat ahead of Fed meeting and major earnings reports

UK and European stocks have opened cautiously in a busy week for earning reports with major tech companies publishing results including Microsoft, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon.

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Stocks flat ahead of PMI data 150 150 Realm

Stocks flat ahead of PMI data

.Markets in UK and Europe are flat to slightly lower this morning ahead of European and UK PMI data.

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Stocks higher ahead of ECB decision 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher ahead of ECB decision

UK and European stocks are higher this morning ahead of the European Central Bank’s latest policy decisions.

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Stocks bounce a little after CPI data 150 150 Realm

Stocks bounce a little after CPI data

data released this morning from the ONS shows that the number of payrolled employees decreased by 0.2% in March 2021

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FTSE lower after jobs data 150 150 Realm

FTSE lower after jobs data

data released this morning from the ONS shows that the number of payrolled employees decreased by 0.2% in March 2021

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Weekly Market View through 16th April 2021 150 150 Realm

Weekly Market View through 16th April 2021

UK Stock-Market The UK stock-market was higher last week. Non-essential retail stores, gyms and pub gardens opened on Monday in the next phase of lockdown…

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Stocks edge higher on earnings prospects 150 150 Realm

Stocks edge higher on earnings prospects

A big week for quarterly earnings with major companies reporting.

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Stocks higher after data from China and US 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher after data from China and US

Stock-markets in Europe and the UK have had a muted open this morning with investors waiting for the latest inflation data.

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Stocks higher after data from China and US 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher after data from China and US

UK and European stocks are higher this morning after the release of China GDP data which showed expansion of the economy by 18.3%, year on year.

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