Weekly Summaries

Weekly Summary – A Jam-Packed Week
September 20, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary It was a busy week on both geopolitical and economic front. At the start of the week, the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia had initially set a bearish tone in the markets where much attention was gea...

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Week Ahead – Attacks on Saudi Arabian Oil Facilities
September 16, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead Geopolitical risks are brought back to the fore of the markets. We kick off the week with increased tensions in the Middle East following the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas facilities i...

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Weekly Summary – Mario Draghi Revived the ECB’s Stimulus
September 13, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary  Risk sentiment is slowing crawling back into the markets as geopolitical tensions have eased and there is a possibility that tariffs on Chinese goods might be delayed. However, throughout the we...

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Week Ahead – Focus on Europe
September 9, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Summary  After a busy week charged with positive geopolitical developments, the US and China’s economic data has dampened the risk-on sentiment. The US economy added only 130k jobs in August, missing the...

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Weekly Summary – Positive Political Developments
September 6, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary It was a busy week charged with geopolitical developments and key economic data releases. As the week comes to an end, we note that there is a positive sentiment prevailing in the financial market...

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Week Ahead – New tariffs Kick-In
September 2, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead After a dreadful month of August where a wave of volatility swamped the markets, September kicks-in with the world’s two largest economies imposing new tariffs on each other. The latest escalation ...

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Week Ahead -The Dark Clouds of Trade Tariffs
August 26, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead It is the last week of August, and it is unlikely that investors will get a breather. The tariff hike cast a shadow over the financial markets. Monday kicked off with a risk-off sentiment setting a b...

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Weekly Summary – “Mid-Cycle Adjustment”
August 23, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary The primary focus was the Jackson Hole Symposium this week. August is shaping up to be the worst month of 2019 for the markets as several bearish factors have gripped risk sentiment. We saw errati...

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Week Ahead – Jackson Hole Symposium and Central Banks Minutes
August 19, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Market Overview It was another tumultuous week where we saw a rout in the equity markets while the bond market rallied. The immediate flight for safety caused the US and UK’s yield curve to invert and drove th...

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Weekly Summary – Wave of Volatility
August 16, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary It was another dreadful week with much volatility in the markets. The increased hostility between China and the US, heightened geopolitical tensions and renewed recession fears created an awful co...

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Week Ahead – Attention on Global Economic Data
August 12, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets  Week Ahead After a volatile week triggered by the controversial Yuan fixing, investors’ attention will probably return to global data and the aggressive monetary easing policies seen last week in th...

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Weekly Summary – It was all about the Yuan
August 9, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary  Trade disputes, currency wars, Brexit, and geopolitical tensions are the ongoing headlines that dominate the news cycle every day. After President Trump surprised the markets with more tariffs o...

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Week Ahead – Central Banks and Trade Woes
August 5, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead It will be another jam-packed week with central banks meetings, top-tier data and trade-related headlines to kick start a new month. The markets ended mixed last week as trade escalation returns whil...

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Weekly Summary – Trade Truce Ends
August 2, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Weekly Summary  Many dubbed this week as the “busiest week” of the year with important central bank meetings and trade talks in Shanghai. The week took an unexpected twist with tweets from President Trump....

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Week Ahead -Trade Talks, Central banks and NFP
July 29, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Week Ahead It will be a pivotal week with the key central banks’ meetings and the Non-farm payrolls while investors will also monitor the US-China faceoff in Shanghai amid deal pessimism. Trade Talks in Shan...

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