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Chief economist update: A tale of two quarters
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
... benchmark indices down sharply into a bear market in the first three months of this year: the S&P 500 down by 29.7%; the DJIA down by 31.4%; the Nasdaq down by 25.6%; the Russell 2000, down by 39.2%. The "winter of despair" was captured by the spike ...
Chief economist update: US labour market turns V-shaped
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... US non-farm payrolls report sent Wall Street on the up and up - the S&P 500 gained 2.6% on the day (4.9% on the week); the DJIA rose by 3.2% (6.8%); the Nasdaq went up by 2.1% (3.4%) and the Russell 200 increased by 3.8% (8.1%). For a number of weeks ...
Chief economist update: Bad news is good news is back
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
... to have made their way to Wall Street. For how else is one to explain the rally on 'the wall' - S&P 500 up 1.7%; DJIA up 1.9%; Nasdaq up 1.6%; Russell 2000 up 3.6% -- on the same day that the US Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS) released actual ...
A coronavirus-bitten cat bounce?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... ol' London town - underscored by the surge on Wall Street overnight. All major US benchmark equity indices rocketed: DJIA by 7.7%; S&P 500 by 7.0%, Nasdaq composite by 7.3%; Russell 2000 by 8.2%. Again, hoping for the best but prepared for the worst. ...
Chief economist update: Santa Claus is coming to town
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
... shining after several cold, wet, windy or cloudy days. But the rise and rise of the US equity market - the S&P 500 index, the DJIA, and the Nasdaq composite index all closed at new record highs last week - forward-looking as it is, portends good tidings ...
Chief economist update: Fed cut and Trump's war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
... instead of revving up the risk on trade, it was risk off. Equity markets fell. The S&P 500 index fell by 1.1% on the day; the DJIA declined by 1.2%; the Nasdaq composite index lost 1.2%; and Russell 2000 index closed 0.7% lower. Bond yields dropped. ...
No-deal Brexit prolongs market uncertainty
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JAN 2019
... confidence could trigger an early election. The FTSE recorded a 0.58% increase to 6895.02, while other major indices such as the DJIA rose 0.65% to 24,065.59. Saxo Capital Markets strategist Eleanor Creagh said the latest developments have not offered ...
Chief economist update: Powell Power
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 NOV 2018
... neutral at this point, probably." As a result, US benchmark equity indices dropped in the month of October - S&P 500 (-6.9%); DJIA (-5.1%); Nasdaq (-9.2%); Russell 2000 (-10.9) - pulling down stock market indices around the world with them. But hey ...
Chief economist update: Thanks for nothing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
... for. Three of Wall Street's benchmark equity indices are now in the red for the year - S&P 500 down 1.2% year-to-date; DJIA down 1%; Russell 2000 down 4.3%. The Nasdaq remains on the plus side, but only just - up 0.08% - and another down day could ...
Chief economist update: Fear and loathing on Wall Street
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 OCT 2018
... as a 10% drop from the nearest peak) or on the cusp of one: Nasdaq (-11.5%) and Russell 2000 (-15.6%); S&P 500 (-9.4%) and DJIA (-8.4%). The sell-off has also turned the benchmarks' double or near double-digit returns for 2018 to losses (only the ...
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