US Fed interest rate decision key driver for markets this week: Analysts

US Fed interest rate decision key driver for markets this week: Analysts

Equity markets will be driven by the outcome of the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision this week, analysts said. Moreover, equity benchmarks will also continue to be guided by foreign fund movement and trends in Brent crude oil, they added. “The global markets are looking nervous after the US inflation … Read more

Inflation eases as consumer prices rise 6.3% in July

Inflation eases as consumer prices rise 6.3% in July

WASHINGTON — Inflation eased last month as energy prices tumbled, raising hopes that the surging costs of everything from gasoline to food may have peaked. According to a Commerce Department report Friday that is closely watched by the Federal Reserve, consumer prices rose 6.3% in July from a year earlier after posting an annual increase … Read more

What this ‘play the recovery’ strategy says about hot bond demand

What this ‘play the recovery’ strategy says about hot bond demand

A recent trend in the exchange-traded funds market suggests bond demand is far from cooling. Corporate, government and high-yield bond ETFs saw inflows last month after lower bond prices and higher yields contributed to the deceleration of fund outflows in May. Andrew McOrmond of WallachBeth Capital, an institutional execution service provider, believes the inflows can … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, July 15

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, July 15

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, July 13, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day. 1. Stocks point to higher open Stock futures rose in premarket trading as investors digested the … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, July 12

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, July 12

People walk by the NYSE in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Futures slide Stock futures fell Tuesday morning, setting up a second straight day of losses. Markets are coming off a winning … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, June 27

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, June 27

Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks look to build off last week’s rebound A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 22, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters US stock futures rose before the … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, June 24

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, June 27

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street heads for its first weekly advance in the past four A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 22, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, June 23

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, June 23

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set for higher open as Wall Street tries for another rebound Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. SNEEZE US stock futures rose Thursday after an attempt at a rebound fizzled the … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, June 22nd

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, June 22nd

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to gave back much of Tuesday’s gains Traders on the floor of the NYSE, June 16, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures fell Wednesday, pointing to an open that would give up most of … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, June 21

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, June 21

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to bounce after S&P 500’s worst seek since 2020 The sign for Wall Street is seen with US flags outside the New York Stock Exchange. Yuki Iwamura | Afp | Getty Images Dow futures … Read more