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Weekly Kick Start | 20 November 2023

The focal point last week centered on the APEC Summit, where US-China relations experienced a new turning point. At this pivotal meeting, leaders from both nations demonstrated a willingness to ease tensions and seek mutual progress through dialogue and agreements. This significant event has prompted us to concentrate on the APEC Summit in lasat week’s recap.

Weekly Market Wrap | 11 April 2023

On April 2, Saudi Arabia and other members of OPEC+ announced surprise oil production cuts of around 1.16 million barrels per day, in a move that made oil prices, like Brent Oil shore up over 4% on open. The total volume of cuts now stands at 3.66 million bpd, which equals 3.7% of global demand. The move came just one day before a virtual meeting of an OPEC+ ministerial panel, which had been expected to maintain the existing cuts of 2 million bpd until the end of 2023.

Weekly Kick Start |04 March 2024

In a week marked by significant market movements, Bitcoin emerged as the standout performer, surpassing key milestones and fueling renewed investor interest in the digital asset space.

Weekly Kick Start | 16 October 2023

The past week has seen markets roiled by a surge in volatility, primarily driven by two major factors: the Israel-Hamas conflict and the release of crucial inflation data. These events had investors and analysts closely monitoring their potential impact on market dynamics. In this market week wrap, we’ll discuss the inflation numbers and its repercussions on the macroeconomic landscape.

Weekly Market Wrap | 22 July 2022

Gearing up for hikes; technologies on spotlights

Weekly Market Wrap | 24 June 2022

Have we reached the peak inflation?

Weekly Market Wrap | 08 May 2023

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points, marking its 10th consecutive increase since March 2022. However, it also indicated that it may pause further hikes to assess the impact of recent bank failures and monitor inflation.

Weekly Market Wrap | 30 September 2022

Equity markets have continued to fall as 10 year treasury yields hit 4%...

June FOMC Update: The Fed Signalled Just One Cut This Year 

The widely watched June FOMC meeting concluded on Wednesday, 12 June. Again, the Fed kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at 5.25% to 5.5%. The Fed officials signalled just one interest rate cut this year and projected another four cuts in 2025.

Weekly Market Wrap | 3 April 2023

The Nasdaq 100 Index surged into a new bull market on Wednesday, reaching a level not seen in nearly three years. After erasing a third of its value in 2022, it saw gains of over 20% from its December 28 close. In contrast, the S&P 500 Index has risen by 4.9% this year, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined by 1.3%.