Spanish debt yields

Momentum Shift in Europe

April 17, 2012

A troubled investor mood persisted in the Pacific Rim where share prices fell by 1.9% in Taiwan, 1.3% in China, 0.8% in Thailand, 0.4% in South Korea, 0.2% in Singapore and 0.1% in Japan.  The U.S. secret service scandal rippled further. But news out of Europe kindled the willingness to take risk.  The Paris Cac, […] More

Concerns about Euro Debt and Chinese Growth

April 16, 2012

The euro fell 0.4% on balance against the dollar and dipped as low as $1.2995, the first sub-$1.3000 reading since February 16. Share prices in Japan tumbled 1.7% in Japan to the lowest session closing level since February 21.  Speculation persists that the BOJ will extend quantitative easing later this month.  However, Japanese department store […] More