Stocks are higher this morning ahead of Manufacturing data

Stocks are higher this morning ahead of Manufacturing data 150 150 Realm

IHS Markit Manufacturing PMI data (purchasing managers’ index) for the UK and the Eurozone for June are due this morning. Stocks are higher ahead of the numbers. Meanwhile shares in Asia pulled back after latest manufacturing PMI data from China slowed to 51.3 in June, below estimates of 51.8 and a three month low. Today also sees the latest weekly…

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Stocks higher despite new virus concerns

Stocks higher despite new virus concerns 150 150 Realm

Increasing concerns that the rapid spread of the virus Delta variant will prompt fresh restrictions and interrupt the global economic recovery seem to be spreading fast. For now at least though, markets appear quite resilient ahead of key US jobs data due for release on Friday. Investors will be trying to gauge whether the US Fed will be forced to…

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Weekly Market View through 25th June 2021

Weekly Market View through 25th June 2021 150 150 Realm

UK Stock-Market The UK stock-market bounced back last week after falling the previous week. Data from the ONS showed that government borrowing fell to £24.3 billion in May, less than expected, but still the second highest borrowing on record for the month of May PMI numbers for the UK were slightly lower than those for May but continue to indicate…

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Stocks start the week on a cautious note

Stocks start the week on a cautious note 150 150 Realm

Stocks have opened on a cautious note today following last week’s strong bounce-back as investors bought the previous week’s dip. The US market had it’s best week in months with the technology sector leading once again. Investors are currently having to weigh a number of factors, not least the Fed’s reiteration that rising inflation pressures are transitory, the potential for…

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US stocks higher on new infrastructure deal

US stocks higher on new infrastructure deal 150 150 Realm

Global market sentiment improved on Monday and stocks bounced back strongly after last week’s losses. Concerns that the Fed will raise rates sooner than previously expected and start withdrawing stimulus seem to have receded.

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UK stocks higher ahead of June rate decision

UK stocks higher ahead of June rate decision 150 150 Realm

Global market sentiment improved on Monday and stocks bounced back strongly after last week’s losses. Concerns that the Fed will raise rates sooner than previously expected and start withdrawing stimulus seem to have receded.

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Business growth in Eurozone at 15-year high

Business growth in Eurozone at 15-year high 150 150 Realm

Global market sentiment improved on Monday and stocks bounced back strongly after last week’s losses. Concerns that the Fed will raise rates sooner than previously expected and start withdrawing stimulus seem to have receded.

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Stocks bounce back as interest rate concerns recede

Stocks bounce back as interest rate concerns recede 150 150 Realm

Global market sentiment improved on Monday and stocks bounced back strongly after last week’s losses. Concerns that the Fed will raise rates sooner than previously expected and start withdrawing stimulus seem to have receded.

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Weekly Market View through 18th June 2021

Weekly Market View through 18th June 2021 150 150 Realm

UK Stock-Market Data released on Tuesday showed UK unemployment fell to 4.7% in the three months to April and on Wednesday data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed UK CPI hit 2.1% in May, exceeding the BoE’s target of 2%. Data from the ONS on Friday showed that UK retail sales fell unexpectedly in May. A recent poll…

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Stocks lower at start of week

Stocks lower at start of week 150 150 Realm

UK and European stocks are lower this morning following a sell-off in Asia, particularly Japan.

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