5 March 2016 Market Review

This week again had all of the major markets gaining ground and oil moving up.

The FTSE closed at 6199.4 to gain 1.7% for the week.  The Dax was up 3.3% for the week with the close of 9824.2.  The CAC closed at 4456.6 to gain 3.3% as well this week.

The Dow closed at 17007 for a nice gain of 2.2% for the week.  The Nasdaq composite index closed at 4717 continue the upward trend with a gain of 2.8% on the week.

The Nikkei 225 closed the week at 17015 for a blistering gain of 5.1%.

The Sterling had the best week […] Read more

27 February Market Review

All of the major markets regained some of their ground last week with the price of oil gaining a little ground finally.

The FTSE closed at 6096 for a gain of 2.5% on the week and 4.2% for the month.  The Dax was up a decent 1.3% for the week and 2.5% for the month, to end at 9513.3.  The CAC closed the week at 4314.6 for a gain of 2.2% on the week and 2.7% for the month.

The Dow closed at 16640 for the week with a gain of 1.5% and 2.7% for the month respectively.  The Nasdaq composite index […] Read more

20 February Market Review

All of the major markets started to gain some ground again as the price of oil continued to fall but stay above the $30 mark.

The FTSE closed the week at 5950.2 to close up big at 4.3%.  The Dax was up big as well at 4.7% on the week to close at 9388.1.  The CAC was up the most in Europe with a 5.7% gain to close at 4223.

The Dow closed the week at 16392 to be up 2.6%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 4504.4 to be up 3.9% on the week.

The Nikkei 225 was up a whopping 6.8% […] Read more

13 February Market Review

All of the major markets lost ground again this week as the price of oil continued to slide.

The FTSE closed at 5707.6 to be down by 2.4% on the week, the Dax closed at 8967.5 to be down 3.4% for the week and the CAC closed at 3995.1 to be down 4.9% on the week.

The Dow closed at 15975 to be down 1.4% on the week.  The Nasdaq Composite Index closed the week at 4337.5 to end down 0.59%.

The Nikkei 225 closed the week at 14953 to end down a whopping 11%.

The Yen enjoyed the best week among currencies for […] Read more

6 February Market Review

6 February Market Review

6 February Market Review

All major markets lost ground this last week. The job data that came out of the US at the end of the week continued the weekly drop.

The FTSE closed at 5848.1 to be down 3.9% on the week. The Dax closed at 9286.2 to end down big at 5.2% for the week. The CAC ended the week at 4200.7 to be down 4.6% on the week.

The Dow closed at 16205 for a loss of 1.6% on the week. The Nasdaq closed the week at 4363.1 for a big loss of 5.4%.

The Nikkei 225 […] Read more