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Latest From the Markets : 7th April 2020
Only one significant macroeconomic data came out yesterday, the Sentix index, an indicator of investor sentiment in the Eurozone which came in significantly lower than forecasts expected (-42.9 compared to -30.2). Markets mainly focused on improvements in contagion data and deaths over the weekend in Italy,
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Latest From the Markets : 6th April 2020
A meeting of the OPEC+ group, which includes Russia and other producers as well as OPEC member countries, was convened on Friday; however the US, Canada, Norway and Brazil were not included
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3rd April 2020
Brent oil rebounded by 21% yesterday, to just under 30 dollars a barrel as US President Donald Trump called for OPEC and Russia to reopen dialogue in an effort to end the collapse in crude oil prices resulting from their failure to agree on production cuts on 6 March.
1st April 2020
Q1 was the worst quarter for international stock markets since 2008 and, for Eurozone stock markets, the worst quarter since 2002. Nonetheless, the situation seems to have somewhat stabilized over the last six trading sessions, while waiting to better understand how the pandemic will evolve in the western world.
Investment talks Euro Fixed Income April 2020
Covid-19 is expected to severely damage the European economy in the coming quarters. The answer at the European level to this disruption has been strong on the monetary policy side, with the implementation of the temporary Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme of €750bn and targeted longer-term refinancing operations, and at the single country level, with targeted fiscal measures
Global Investment View April 2020
Contagion speed is key for markets to reach turning point Markets (financial cycle) are leading the economic cycle and will bottom out before the end of the coronavirus pandemic. However, they would stabilise once reassured on three points:
31st March 2020
China has just published its PMIs (Purchasing Managers Indices) for March. The good news is that both indices are around 52, i.e. above the threshold of 50, which separates expansion from contraction, showing that the recovery in the production of goods and services in China is underway. The data should be considered carefully, however, because a return to production in March may well be counterbalanced by the slowdown in global demand elsewhere, so we cannot extrapolate a positive trend in the near future. However, the data is above the forecasts, which expected to see the PMI manufacturing index at 45, so that is good news.