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Most Stock Markets Head Back Lower

February 1, 2016

Share prices fell 1.8% in China, 1.0% in Singapore, 0.4% in Hong Kong and 0.2% in India.  European equities are so far down 1.1% in Germany, France, and the U.K., 0.8% in Italy a and 0.3% in Switzerland and Spain.  Stocks rose 2.0% in Japan, 0.8% in Australia and 0.7% in South Korea. Ten-year sovereign […] More

Fresh Risk Aversion

January 4, 2012

The German Dax and Paris Cac have declined so far by 0.8% and 0.9%.  After dropping Tuesday, the dollar recovered today by 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% versus the euro and Australian dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the kiwi, sterling and loonie, and 0.1% against the yuan.  In a classic risk averse pattern, the yen edged […] More