Sunday, 22 July 2018

Anthony Peters, market strategist at Sol Capital Group' s stories

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    Gee whizz

    Ticker | 07 July 2017

    If I were President Xi Jinping, I’d be confused. 

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    Ticker | 06 July 2017

    There were certainly more fireworks on display across America on Tuesday that there were on Wall Street on Wednesday where both stock and bond markets crept back into action in a day of flat and uninspired price action and volumes. Not even the release of the minutes of the June FOMC meeting could change that. 

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    A creaking ship

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    While the US spent yesterday celebrating its unity by devouring herds of minced cattle in a bun and with firework displays which must have cost the GDP of a small African state, Europe gave a prize demonstration of how its own much heralded union is creaking all over. 

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    Stopping the rot

    Ticker | 04 July 2017

    Trying to phone anybody in New York on Monday proved to be an exercise in futility as all but the lowliest jubs who had been sent to switch the lights on and off again had taken the day off. 

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    Europe in the spotlight

    Ticker | 03 July 2017

    The first day of a shiny new half year and one which begins with our transatlantic cousins, in as much as they show up at work at all, headed home at lunchtime ahead of tomorrow’s July 4 holiday. 

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    Misery guts

    Ticker | 30 June 2017

    Markets had a thoroughly miserable session Thursday with losses being taken across the board on equities as well as in credit spreads and even underlying bond markets. 

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    Why did Europe get it so horribly wrong?

    Ticker | 29 June 2017

    China’s President Xi Jinping flew in to Hong Kong today to spearhead the 20th anniversary celebrations of the handover of the territory from British control. 

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    Fine and dandy

    Ticker | 28 June 2017

    Whatever word is German or, if it existed, European for “taper tantrum”, we got it yesterday with 10-year Bund yields rising by over 50% to 0.37% from 0.24% and on the back of unexpected comments by nobody less than St Mario himself. 

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    Nothing to see here

    Ticker | 27 June 2017

    As a Portugal-based business, we at Sol Capital are happy to see the great and the good of the central banking community descending on the former royal residential city of Sintra, just west of Lisbon, to attend the ECB forum and to declare that all is well in the garden and that nobody has anything to fear. 

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    Going, going, gone!

    Ticker | 26 June 2017

    Since the intervention by the Spanish authorities in the Banca Popular situation and its being subsumed by Banco Santander along with the wiping out of shareholders and subordinated bondholders it has looked to be only a matter of time until the Italian powers that be would step forward to lance the boil that have been Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza.