Weekly Summaries

Week Ahead – Retaliation from China?
May 13, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets This week , the focus will remain on the trade tensions between China and the US. Monday morning has kicked off with President Trump’s tweets on how China is “ripping off America”. Investors will likely b...

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Weekly Summary – The Clock is Ticking
May 10, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Clock is Ticking - Brexit and Tariffs Trade tensions and Brexit noises reverberated across the global markets this week. The simmering frictions between Washington have been rattled the global stock mark...

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Weekly Summary – Trade Hopes
April 5, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets After a first-quarter rally driven by dovish central banks and trade optimism, global growth concerns crept into the financial markets towards the end of March and set a watchful tone for the second quarter. De...

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Week Ahead – Busy start to the Second Quarter
April 1, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Market Overview Fears of a recession dominated the whole of last week because of the inversion of the US treasury yield curve between the 10-year and 3- month rates. Last week, we discussed the uncertaint...

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Weekly Summary – Bond Market
March 29, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It was a packed week with a slew of economic releases, central bank speeches and Brexit- related headlines. However, the bonds markets were the centre of attention as investors were trying to evaluate the curre...

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Week Ahead – Packed Economic Calendar
March 25, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Market Overview Heading into the last week of the first quarter of 2019, it is worth noticing that the stock rout in the markets on Friday happened despite a dovish Fed that wiped out the possibilities of an...

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Weekly Summary – Brexit and the Federal Reserve
March 22, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets It was a packed week with a slew of economic releases, central bank meetings and Brexit. The Federal Reserve and Brexit were the highlights of the week. Brexit Investors were gearing up for a third vote this ...

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Week Ahead – Central Banks and Brexit
March 18, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Market Overview The stock markets had a strong finish, and nearly all benchmarks ended the week in positive territory. News flows on Brexit and trade were optimistic and drove the financial markets on Friday...

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Weekly Summary -Messy Brexit Week
March 15, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Messy Brexit Week It was a calmer week for Wall Street. The Volatility Index was at its lowest since October 2018. However, the momentum slowed down and the US shares took a breather on Thursday whereby we s...

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Weekly Summary -Sluggish Global Growth
March 8, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The economic data releases this week brought back the fears of slowing global growth. The central banks’ statements were also turned around the growth concerns. After two months of rally, investors had little...

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Week Ahead – Central Banks and NFP
March 4, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Market Overview Geopolitics and Hanoi Summit was the main focus last week which mostly drove the financial markets. Most importantly, the trade deadline has been delayed which brought some relief in the mark...

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Week Ahead -The Looming Deadlines
February 25, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Market Overview Investors had much information to digest across the week, but towards the end of the week, they hung on to signs of trade progress that kept the risk sentiment afloat. The equity markets were...

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Weekly Summary -Another Week of Geopolitics
February 22, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The week was predominantly on trade issues, Brexit, China’s coal ban, and the minutes of the Federal Reserve. Geopolitics Remain At The Forefront The geopolitical headlines largely drove risk sentiment in t...

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Week Ahead – Central Banks Minutes
February 18, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Market Overview The week had ended on a positive note lifted by the trade headlines on Friday. The US Congress also voted on a spending bill which brought some relief despite the declaration of a national em...

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Weekly Summary – A Week of Geopolitics
February 15, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The week was primarily dominated by trade talks, Brexit, the news on the declaration of the national emergency in the US amid a slew of economic data releases and the earnings season.  Geopolitics at the fore...

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