Market Overview

Marc Chandler
The Opaqueness Of U.S. Economic Policy By Marc Chandler - May 26, 2017

It is not just the fear that the investigations into Russia's attempt to influence the US election will distract from the Trump Administration's economic program. It is also that the economic agenda ...

Stephen Innes
Oil Is Slip Sliding Away By Stephen Innes - May 26, 2017

The highly anticipated OPEC meeting disappointed expectations as the cartel extended plans to limit production but did not announce deeper cuts. Oil prices were smoked in a classic case of buy the ...

Chantal Marx
Local Earnings Releases – 22 May 2017 By Chantal Marx - May 22, 2017

Some of the local earnings releases to take note of this week include: Coronation Fund Managers (Interim Earnings): In a recent statement, the company said that Assets Under Management (AUM) fell ...

Marc Chandler
Emerging Markets: Preview Of The Week Ahead By Marc Chandler - May 22, 2017

(from my colleague Dr. Win Thin) EM FX ended last week on a firm note, shrugging off political risk that consumed markets earlier in the week. With US rates remaining low, the dollar remains under ...

Jason Muscat
March Retail Trade Sales By Jason Muscat - May 18, 2017

March retail trade sales expanded 0.8% y/y, the first positive print for the year. It was, however, not enough to drag the sector into positive territory for the quarter, and we expect retail sector ...