Weekly Summaries

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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Week Ahead: Japan’s New Leader, Central Banks Meetings, Brexit and Retail Sales
September 14, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It will be another busy week with central banks in focus. In a pandemic-induced environment, central banks and governments have absorbed all the shocks of the virus on the financial markets by injecting massive...

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Geopolitical tensions, Brexit, and Tech Sell-off
September 11, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A volatile week dominated by geopolitical tensions between the US and China, Brexit woes, the US political gridlock and the nervousness in the stock market. Stock Market - Wild Swings Global equities went on...

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August Wrap-Up: Global Equities on a Rally
August 31, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Covid-19 Cases and Vaccine Optimism The virus continues to spread across the world, with more than 25 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and 840, 000 deaths. The United States remains the worst-affected coun...

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Monetary Policy Will Remain Accommodative for Longer
August 28, 2020

vBy Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Attention was predominantly on the exclusive central bank conference this week as it fosters open discussions about global policy matters. In a pandemic-induced environment supported by ongoing fiscal and mone...

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Week Ahead: Jackson Hole Symposium
August 26, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets In a pandemic-induced environment supported by ongoing fiscal and monetary policies, all eyes will be on the exclusive central bank conference which fosters open discussions about global policy matters. The 202...

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FOMC Meetings, Retail Sales, PMIs and US Stimulus Deadlock
August 17, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The markets were surprised by the postponement of the US-China trade deal meeting this weekend. Amid a relatively muted calendar, the focus will, therefore, turn to key economic data and the deadlock in the US ...

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Week Ahead: COVID-19 Cases in Europe, Tech War, Industrial and Sales Updates
August 10, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Another packed week for investors with the focus predominantly on the US-China tech war, the controversial executive orders for the US coronavirus relief, the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Europe, and lea...

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Covid-19: Economic Damage and Central Banks Decisions
August 3, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Amid a busy economic calendar, the fears of a second wave of coronavirus are mounting forcing market participants to look for some evidence of a reversal or stalling in the improvement of economic data seen in ...

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Week Ahead: FOMC and Quarterly Earnings from Apple, Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook.
July 28, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It will be another busy week ahead with investors gearing up for virus updates, geopolitical tensions, key economic data and the FOMC meeting. The global number of coronavirus cases crossed 16 million this week...

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Vaccine Optimism and Geopolitical Tensions
July 24, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It was another eventful week with many dominant headlines that create an atmosphere of indecisiveness. We started the week with promising vaccine updates from AstraZeneca. Interim results from the ongoing Phase...

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Week Ahead: COVID-19: Crucial Days Ahead
July 7, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The World Health Organization reported a one-day high for global cases Saturday of 212,326. Investors will likely continue to evaluate the improving economic data, positive vaccine developments, massive fiscal ...

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