20 August 2016 Market Review

The major market were almost all negative for the week with the exception of the FTSE and the Nasdaq.

The FTSE closed at 6859 to be up 4.7% for the week.  The Dax was down 1.6% for the week by ending at 10544.  The CAC closed the week at 4400.5 to be down 2.2%.

The Dow closed the week at 18553 to be down 0.12%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 5238.4, to be up 0.11%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 16546 to be down 2.2%.

The Euro again enjoyed the best week of trading among the major currencies.  The […] Read more

30 July 2016 Market Review

This is the last trading day of July, so we will summarize the markets for the week as well as the full month.  It has now been a full month since the Brexit, and thus the markets have had plenty of time to adjust to that thought.  Here are the results.

The FTSE closed at 6724.4 to be down 0.09%% for the week but up 2.2% for July.  The Dax was up 1.9% for the week by ending at 10338 to be up 5.8% for the month.  The CAC closed the week at 4439.8 to be up 1.3% as well as […] Read more

23 July 2016 Market Review

The chaos that Brexit caused initially, seems to have now calmed the markets for now.

The FTSE closed at 6730.5 to be up 0.92%% for the week.  The Dax was up 0.79% for the week by ending at 10147.  The CAC closed the week at 4381.1 to be up 0.2%.

The Dow closed the week at 18571 to be up 0.29%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 5100.2, to be up 1.4%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 16627 to be up 0.78%.

The Dollar enjoyed the best week of trading among the major currencies.  The Dollar gained against the Sterling 0.78% […] Read more

9 July 2016 Market Review

The world’s major markets had mixed trading this week.

The FTSE closed at 6590.6 to be up 0.19%% for the week.  The Dax was down 1.5% for the week by ending at 9629.7.  The CAC closed the week at 4190.7 to be down 2%.

The Dow closed the week at 18147 to be up 1.1%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 4956.8, to be up 1.9%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 15107 to be down 3.7%.

The Yen enjoyed the best week of trading among the major currencies.  The Dollar gained against the Sterling 2.5% for the week by closing at $1.2952. […] Read more

2 July 2016 Market Review

With the reverberations from Brexit continuing to come through the pipeline, the markets acted as though the first reaction was an over-reaction.  Time will only tell if that is correct or not.

The FTSE closed at 6577.8 to be up 7.2% for the week.  The Dax was up 2.3% for the week by ending at 9776.1.  The CAC closed the week at 4274 to be up 4.1%.

The Dow closed the week at 17949 to be up 3.2%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 4862.5, to be up 3.3%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 15682 to be up 4.9%.

The […] Read more