Weekly Summaries

COVID-19 Cases, Flash PMIs, Central Bank Minutes, and US Consumer Confidence & Black Friday Sales
November 23, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets As the world is heading into a holiday season still rattled by the widespread pandemic in major economies, it will be a shortened week for investors in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. The imme...

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Weekly Summary – Vaccine Updates and Rising Covid-19 Cases
November 20, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Investors welcomed the series of positive vaccine updates across the week against the backdrop of the rapid global surge in the number of coronavirus cases. The sentiment in the financial markets swayed between...

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Week Ahead: COVID-19, Geopolitics, and A Busy Economic Calendar
November 16, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Amid the various claims of voting fraud and rigged elections, the former vice-president, Joe Biden who won more than 77 million votes so far, the most ever by a winning candidate, is set to become the next Pres...

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Week Ahead: US Election Aftershocks, UK GDP, Jobless Claims and RBNZ Rate Decision
November 9, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The incumbent President Donald Trump is yet to concede, but former Vice-President is already preparing for his presidency. It is rare for an incumbent President to lose re-election given their ability to influe...

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Weekly Summary – A Biden Presidency and A Republican Senate?
November 6, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets As widely expected, the focus was on the most-awaited political event of the year - US Presidential Election. It is the global event that may potentially affect the global economy, alliances and trade agreement...

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Week Ahead: US Election Week
November 2, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Without any doubt, the event of the week will be the US election which will take place on Tuesday, the 3rd of November 2020. Amid a busy economic calendar, we will also see more central banks holding their poli...

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Week Ahead: US Election Polls, Brexit, ECB Meeting, Q3 GDP, and Tech Giants Earnings Results
October 26, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Investors are gearing up for an eventful week with plenty of economic data, big tech earnings and geopolitical events. The predominant themes remain the US election, Brexit negotiations, central banks guidance ...

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Week Ahead: US Election Polls, Central Bank Speeches, and Flash PMIs
October 19, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Risk sentiment remained dampened last week following the chaotic US stimulus negotiations, Brexit woes and the resurgence of coronavirus cases in some parts of the world while vaccine trials suffered major setb...

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Week Summary – US Stimulus & Politics, Brexit and COVID-19
October 16, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It was another wild week driven by geopolitics and COVID-19 updates. Risk sentiment remains fragile dragged by the chaotic US stimulus negotiations, Brexit woes and the resurgence of coronavirus cases in some p...

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Week Ahead: 2020 US Election Remains the Key Market Theme
October 13, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets After a wild last week where markets swung from risk-on to risk-off sentiment following the back and forth chaos on stimulus, the attention is expected to remain highly geared towards the US election outcome. ...

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Week Summary – Back-and-Forth on Stimulus
October 9, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The week kickstarted with the concerns over the health of the US President to progress with conflicting signs on stimulus negotiations. It was another volatile week as markets sentiment flip flop back and forth...

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Week Ahead: Central Bank Minutes, Australian Budget, US Fiscal Stimulus Package and President Trump’s Illness
October 5, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets After a scary month of September for investors, global risk sentiment will likely remain fragile. The immediate attention this week will fall on the health updates of President Trump and the US fiscal stimulus ...

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Week Ahead: Reasons for Being Cautious
September 28, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Amid the current prevailing uncertainties, global risk appetite will likely remain fragile as investors have more reasons to stay cautious: The resurgence of the coronavirus outbreak  Volatility in the...

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Week Summary – Central Banks and Rising COVID-19 cases in Europe & the UK
September 25, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The renewed fears of a second wave of a coronavirus outbreak in the European Union and the United Kingdom have gripped markets this week. Until there is a vaccine, the world remains exposed to the possibility o...

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Weekly Summary: Interest Rates and Central Banks
September 18, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Investors were very much focused on central banks meetings amid the current uncertainty and caution in the markets. Given that governments and central banks have gone out of their conventional ways to support t...

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