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Market Overview

Michael Ashton
Global Growth Is Slowing By Michael Ashton - Jan 13, 2016 1

It is amazing to reflect on the fact that the stock market last week experienced its worst 5-day span to open the year ever. I haven’t independently confirmed that; it seems incredible to me ...

Ian Copsey
Continued Steady Development By Ian Copsey - Jan 12, 2016

It was a rather slow and ponderous day yesterday - but quite constructive. There’s every chance that we may well see a similar type of day today, generally dollar bullish but not with any great ...

Ryan Mallory
I'm All Cash By Ryan Mallory - Jan 12, 2016

I'm in a situation that didn't seem likely early Tuesday morning -- I'm 100% cash. The futures were looking great and even 30 minutes into the trading session, the selling really hadn't picked up that...

IFC Markets
Oil Slumps To 12-Year Low By IFC Markets - Jan 12, 2016

US stocks closed marginally higher on Monday switching between gains and losses as energy sector fell with falling oil prices. The dollar strengthened, live dollar index data indicate the ICE US ...

Danske Markets
PBOC Draws A Line In The Sand   By Danske Markets - Jan 12, 2016

PBoC has stepped up measures to halt the CNY and CNH depreciation against the USD leading to a sharp decline in CNH in the past two days. We still look for a weaker CNY in the medium term as diverging...

Swissquote Bank Ltd
Calm In China And CNY By Swissquote Bank Ltd - Jan 12, 2016

Market Brief Risk aversion has taken a temporary reprieve today with Asia’s regional equity indices mixed, fading the weak US close which wiped out 4Q 2015 gains. The lull in Chinese selling is ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
Oil Sinks Lower. FTSE Treads Water By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Jan 12, 2016

On a morning where RBS (L:RBS) releases a note that cries ‘sell everything’ and warns of a global deflationary crisis it’s a wonder equity markets are holding up at all today. US ...