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Rabobank: "Markets Risk Getting Pummelled By Fast-Moving Geo-Political Developments"

Submitted by Michael Every of Rabobank It’s Valentine’s Day this week – and is love in the air? US President Trump has flagged a remarkable vision for North Korea, a c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 11th, 2019

Metals Stocks: Gold prices slip in wake of Trump-Kim pact as attention fixes on interest rates

Gold prices slipped early Tuesday with little ripple moving through so-called risk markets in the wake of the U.S.-North Korea developments, muting demand for haven metals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold prices drop in wake of Trump-Kim pact as attention fixes on interest rates

Gold prices slipped early Tuesday with little ripple moving through so-called risk markets in the wake of the U.S.-North Korea developments, muting demand for haven metals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Treasury yield milestone may augur changing tide for risk

The march higher in bond yields reached a critical level on Tuesday that could prompt portfolio managers to weigh moving money into safer fixed-income securities at the expense of riskier assets like stocks and emerging markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 24th, 2018

Tim Mullaney: How the 2018 election will affect your money

The looming congressional election is soon to re-introduce the notion of political risk to U.S. markets, writes Tim Mullaney......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

FPIs pull out $2 bn in just 8 trading sessions as crude, G-sec yields rise

According to Prabhudas Lilladher CEO Ajay Bodke, there has been a heightened risk aversion as markets are watching with caution the outcome of key developments related to US-Iran and Karnataka polls.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 13th, 2018

Markets weigh political risk in Italy

Italian government bond yields have come under pressure again on reports that a eurosceptic economist may be chosen as the new economy and finance minister in Italy. Kate King reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2018

Political Drama in Europe to Push Safe Haven ETFs Higher

The latest developments in Italy and Spain led to risk-off trading with lower risk securities in vogue. After a short relief, the global stock market faces woes emanating from Europe.The latest development in Italy has increased the prosp.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMay 29th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow futures rise by more than 100 points although traders keep a wary eye on Italy

U.S. stock futures point to a modest rise at the open Wednesday, as investors continue to assess the risk that Italy’s latest political drama poses to global markets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2018

Political Risk and the Global Economy

Investors are keeping close tabs on various scenarios that could potentially lead to a “June crisis” amid key global market-moving and political events. Increased volatility caused by rate hik.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 7th, 2018

Asia AM Digest: AUD Faces RBA Lowe Speech as Markets Await Fed

DailyFX com Current Market Developments Brexit Bill Passes GBP Struggles Finding Direction A day that was filled with event risk saw markets swinging as traders braced for the impending FOMC and ECB rate decisions later on Wall Street was.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJun 12th, 2018

China drags on Asia shares, politics on euro and peso

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A renewed slide in Chinese shares and a sobering set of factory surveys sucked Asian markets lower on Monday, while the euro and the Mexican peso were both jolted by political developments at home......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 2nd, 2018

World shares slide on trade war, German coalition concerns

LONDON (Reuters) - A renewed slide in Chinese shares and a sobering set of factory surveys sucked world shares lower on Monday, while European markets and the Mexican peso were both jolted by political developments at home......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 2nd, 2018

Harley-Davidson is taking a big risk by moving away from its core strength in large motorcycles (HOG)

Reuters/Jim Young Harley-Davidson has announced a new strategy to take on global markets and push forward with electric motorcycles. The iconic company has been reeling from attacks by Trump and a structural.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2018

Markets Take U.S. Political Developments In Stride

Markets Take U.S. Political Developments In Stride.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 22nd, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 climbs as pound tumbles on political worries

London stocks are in the green on Monday, with banks moving higher and miners getting a lift after China stocks had their best day in more than two years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018

Currencies: Dollar climbs to 2-month high as European currencies falter

The U.S. dollar climbs to a more than two-months high on Wednesday, as risk appetite returns to markets and European currencies weakens on the back of poor economic data and further political pressure......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2018

Oil prices fall as stock markets plunge

Oil prices fell on Thursday as Asian and European stock markets plunged in the wake of Wall Street's biggest daily decline since 2011, with investors shedding risk in an uncertain political landscape......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2018

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) boosted risk appetite

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) boosted risk appetite Singapore and Malaysia shares rose Thursday along with most Asian markets as Wall Street gained following conclusion of U.S. midterm elections that erased political .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 8th, 2018

California Fires Update: 20,000 Acres Burned in Butte County; 30,000 Homes at Risk in Los Angeles

Trio of fast-moving fires destroy thousands of structures. As another series of wildfires spread rapidly through California, more than 20 million people in the state are.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

Sterling dives on Brexit uncertainty, world stocks down for sixth day

Sterling tumbled on Thursday and a gauge of global stocks declined for a sixth straight session as political developments in Britain rippled through currency, bond and equity markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018