16 April 2016 Market Review

Last week was a good week for all the world’s major markets, making some nice gains.  The price of Oil continued to strengthen as well.

The FTSE closed at 6343.8 for a tidy gain of 2.3%.  The Dax was up a solid 4.5% on the week with a close of 10052.  The CAC was also up big with a close of 4495.2, to gain 4.5% on the week.

The Dow closed the week at 17897 to be up 1.8%.  The Nasdaq Composite Index was also up 1.8% for the week with a close of 4938.2.

The Nikkei 225 closed at 16848 for the […] Read more

19 March Market Review

This last week’s major markets had mixed results.  Oil continued to consolidate adding to the speculation that it may have hit the bottom finally.

The FTSE closed at 6189.6 for a gain of 0.81%.  The Dax was up 1.2% for the week with a close of 9950.8.  The CAC ended the week at 4462.5 with a loss of 0.67%.

The Dow closed the week at 17602 with a gain of 2.3%.  The Nasdaq Composite index closed the week at 4795.7 for a gain of 0.99%.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week at 16743 for a gain of 1.2%.

The Yen had the best trading […] 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