13 August 2016 Market Review

The major market were almost all positive for the week with the exception of the FTSE.

The FTSE closed at 6550.7 to be down 3.6% for the week.  The Dax was up 3.3% for the week by ending at 10713.  The CAC closed the week at 4500 to be up 2%.

The Dow closed the week at 18576 to be up 0.17%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 5232.9, to be up 0.23%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 16919 to be up 4.1%.

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

6 August 2016 Market Review

The world’s major markets were a mixed bag this last week.  Brexit is starting to show some effects for the UK economy.

The FTSE closed at 6793.5 to be up 1% for the week.  The Dax was up 0.28% for the week by ending at 10367.  The CAC closed the week at 4410.6 to be down 0.66%.

The Dow closed the week at 18544 to be up 0.66%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 5221.2, to be up 1.1%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 16254 to be up 1.9%.

The Yen enjoyed the best week of trading among the major currencies […] Read more

7 May 2016 Market Review

Another bad week for the world’s major markets.  In Europe, the FTSE closed at 6125.7 to be down 1.9% for the week.  The Dax was down 1.7% for the week with the close of 9870.  The CAC also closed at 4301.2 to be down 2.9% for the week.

The Down close at 17741 to slide slightly at 0.18% for the week.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 4736.2 with a loss of 0.82%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 16107 to be down 3.4%.

The Yen has enjoyed another good week of trading among the major currencies.  The Dollar gained […] Read more

23 April Market Review

The FTSE closed at 6310.4 to be down 0.53% for the week.  The Dax was up 3.2% for the week with the close of 10374.  The CAC ended the week at 4569.7 to be up 1.7%.

The Dow closed the week at 18004 to be up 0.6%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index by week end was at 4906.2 to be down 0.65%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 17527 to be up a solid 4%.

The Sterling again enjoyed the best week by the major currencies.  The Dollar lost against the Sterling 1.2% with a close of $1.4388.  The Dollar rose however versus […] Read more

9 April 2016 Market Review

Last week was a down week for all major markets except the FTSE.  Oil finally strengthened again resulting in the break between the price of oil and the market.

In Europe, the FTSE closed at 6204.4 for the week leading to a gain of 0.95%.  The Dax was down 1.8% for the week with the close of 9622.3.  The CAC ended the week at 4303.1 to be down 0.44%.

The Down closed the week at 17577 for a loss of 1.2%.  The Nasdaq composite index closed at 4850.7 to end the week down 1.3%.

The Nikkei 225 was also down this week with […] Read more