Japan’s Abe concerned over Brexit’s impact, wants to hold early free trade talks with UK

Japan wants to hold early free trade talks with Britain, in a sign of growing concern among the country’s businesses over post-Brexit access to the European market. Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is hoping to soften the blow that Britain’s expected withdrawal from the single market could inflict on Japanese companies by starting informal talks on free trade before Britain leaves the EU, the Nikkei business newspaper said, citing unnamed sources…

UK’s pound falls amid concerns of ‘hard’ Brexit ahead of Theresa May’s government plans

Britain’s pound fell on Monday as concern rose that the country is heading for a “hard” Brexit from the European Union and its single market, a day before a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May on the government’s plans. Some British newspapers have billed May’s speech on Tuesday as a shift away from preferential EU […]

Problems in China? What problems? Nikkei jumps 7.7%, European markets open higher

Problems in China? What problems? Investors appear to have put aside worries over a slowdown in the world’s second biggest economy, giving a boost to global markets on Wednesday. European markets opened with gains of about 2%, but Japan’s Nikkei was the standout performer, adding 7.7% in its best day since the global financial crisis…
The enthusiasm was infectious in Asia. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 4%, Taiwan’s main index gained 3.6% and India’s Sensex was trading 1.7% higher.

Daily Forex Market Review 09/03/15 (+60 pips)

Today’s Trade Result: +60 pips Let’s analyze the market and review the events that took place over the weekend during the Asian and the European market hours. We’ll analyze these news as we analyze the news and look into today’s US market session. We’ll focus on relevant news, public comments, and any high impact releases […]

Daily Forex Market Review 09/01/15 (+160 pips)

Today’s Trade Result: +160 pips Let’s analyze the market and review the events that took place over the weekend during the Asian and the European market hours. We’ll analyze these news as we analyze the news and look into today’s US market session. We’ll focus on relevant news, public comments, and any high impact releases […]

U.S. treasury yields hit 2015-high as global stocks, dollar fall

(Reuters) – European markets were firmer on Tuesday after an extended weekend break, bucking fears of slowing demand from China and despite debt stand-off fears depressing Greek stocks. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 .FTEU3 equity index rose 0.3 percent, with UBS (UBSG.VX) shares gaining almost 7 percent after the bank reported its highest quarterly profit in nearly five years and said it was in advanced U.S. talks to settle allegations of foreign exchange market rigging…

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