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Global developments Markets calmed down after the risk-off sentiment in the previous week. S&P 500 futures are marginally higher today while Eurostoxx 600 is slightly lower. Chinese CSI 300 is 0.2% higher while Nikkei 225 is up 0.5%. The dollar index is 0.1% lower after falling about 2.0% in the previous week. US 10Y Treasury yields are 1 bp higher today at 2.25% declining 10 bps in the previous week. Oil prices climbed to the highest level in a month after Saudi Arabia’s energy minister
Global developments Equity markets are declining while bonds are rising amid political instability in the US. Trump and his administration are currently under continuing attack from media regarding their contacts with Kremlin. The political turmoil has led to a drop in equities and an increase in volatility. S&P 500 declined 1.8% yesterday while futures are 0.4% lower today. Eurostoxx 600 is 1.0% lower today after falling 1.2% yesterday. Chinese CSI 300 is 0.4% lower while Nikkei 225 is 1.3%
Global developments Rising commodities prices offered some relief for the markets amid Trumps’ struggles to implement his infrastructure program and tightening monetary policy in China. Bloomberg commodity index rose 0.7% today led by oil, iron ore gained 0.2%, gold is up 0.5%. Global stocks markets are mixed. Chinese CSI 300 is 0.4% higher while Nikkei 225 is 0.1% down. S&P 500 futures are marginally higher while Eurostoxx 600 is slightly down. The dollar index is 0.4% lower. US 10Y Treasur
Global developments Global stocks advanced with a rebound in oil prices. Asian stocks are rising: CSI 300 is 0.6% higher while Nikkei 225 is 0.3% up. S&P 500 futures are marginally lower after the benchmark index rose 0.1% yesterday while Eurostoxx 600 is slightly down. The dollar index is 0.1% lower. US 10Y Treasury yields are 2 bps lower at 2.39%. Oil prices rose due to declined US crude oil inventories. US crude oil stockpiles fell 5.3 mn bbl in the previous week against consensus of a
Global developments The dollar rebounded as President Trump deflated withdrawal from Nafta. The dollar index is marginally down regaining most of the losses during the day. US 10Y Treasury yields are without significant changes at 2.30% after falling 3 bps yesterday. S&P futures are marginally higher while Eurostoxx 600 is 0.3% lower. Oil prices are lower despite a decline in US crude oil inventories. US crude oil stockpiles fell 3.6 mn bbl in the previous week. Brent prices are up 1.1% d
Global developments Risky assets were supported by the outcome of the 1st round of French presidential elections. Pro-growth independent centrist Macron who took around 23.7% of vote and Front National leader Le Pen (about 21.5%) will head into a run off second round on 7 May. This scenario was the most favourable for the markets as Macron is expected to win the second round with more than 60% of votes. The dollar index is down 0.9%, US 10Y Treasury yields are up 5 bps at 2.30%. S&P futures
Global developments The dollar is down while global stocks are without significant changes before the start of the French elections. The dollar index is down 0.1%, US 10Y Treasury yields are up 1 bp at 2.23%. S&P futures are 0.2% higher while Eurostoxx 600 is just marginally up. Oil prices rebounded today after yesterday’s slump as Saudi Arabia signalled that OPEC-led supply cuts may be extended. Brent prices are 1.0% higher today at $53.5/bbl. Russia and CIS area developments and m
Global developments The dollar declined after Trump criticized its excessive strength. The dollar index is down 0.4%, US 10Y Treasury yields are flat at 2.24% after going down 5 bps yesterday. S&P futures and Eurostoxx 600 is 0.4% up. Russia and CIS area developments and market colour Russia’s current account surplus in Q1 2017 was higher than market expectations. Preliminary estimate from the CBR shows the Q1 surplus at $22.8bn, compared to a $18.8bn consensus according to Bloo
Global developments Global stocks are mixed. Nikkei 225 is up 0.7%, CSI 300 is down 0.4%. S&P futures are 0.1% lower, while Eurostoxx 600 is marginally lower. The dollar index is up 0.1%, US 10Y Treasury yields are 1 bp lower at 2.37%. Oil prices are rising despite increased drilling activity. Baker Hughes rotary rigs number increased by 10 to 672. Brent prices are up 1.0% today at $55.8/bbl gaining 5.4% from the start of the previous week. Russia and CIS area developments and mark
Global developments Global stocks are fluctuating as Donald Trump and Xi Jinping began two-day meeting in Florida today before publication of nonfarm payroll data tomorrow. Nikkei 225 is 1.5% down, CSI 300 is up 0.3%. S&P futures are 0.2% higher, while Eurostoxx 600 is 0.1% lower. The dollar index is up 0.1%, US 10Y Treasury yields are up 1 bp at 2.34%. Oil prices are rising amid OPEC’s efforts to extend oil output cuts despite a surprise increase in US stockpiles. Brent prices are up 0.8