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Chief economist update: Japan reopens for business
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
... turned into deflation of 0.1% in April. Abe's lifting of the state of emergency has had immediate positive effects. The Nikkei-225 index rose by 1.7% on the day to 20,741.65 points - a whopping 25.3% rally from the 2020 low recorded on March 19 and ...
Chief economist update: Easing does it (again)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2020
... mid-March 2020 lows: the S&P 500 index has rallied by 33.7%; the Euro Stoxx-50 index by 25.2%; the FTSE-100 by 21.2%; the Nikkei-225 by 24.7%; and, the All Ordinaries by 25.5% They all now fit the technical definition of a bull market -- a situation ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone good news to get worse before it gets better
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2020
... below where it was at the start of 2020 - underperforming its peers: the S&P 500 (-12.0%); the FTSE-100 (-23.7%); the Nikkei-225 (-16.8%) and even the All Ordinaries index (-20.8%). For good reason. The rush to unlock could unleash a second wave of infections. ...
Chief economist update: Oil gush
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
... markets had their first big fall - the S&P 500 index dropped by 7.6% on that day; the Stoxx 600 index plunged by 7.1%; the Nikkei-225 index went down by 5.1% and the Shanghai composite index by 3.0%; and, the S&P/ASX 200 index plunged by 7.3% It was ...
Market recovery or dead cat bounce?
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... session, with the FTSE 100 also rising 1% and the DAX gaining 1.9%. Meanwhile in Asia, the Shanghai Composite lost 0.9%, the Nikkei lost 1.6% and the Hang Seng fell 1.3%, as rising coronavirus cases caused fears of economic fallout. So, despite rising ...
Chief economist update: China leads the way
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... this year to date but it's outperformed the S&P 500 (-26.1%), the Euro Stoxx-50 (-31.0%), the FTSE-100 (-31.7%), the Nikkei-225 (-28.1%), the All Ords (-25.6%).
China vaccinates against corona
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
... lockdown, with the resulting slowdown in economic activity infecting the rest of the world. This is underscored by the Nikkei Asian Review 's report that: "The government of Hubei Province, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, said Thursday ...
Coronavirus in, climate change out: Costello, deVere
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
... suffered dramatic blows, with the Shanghai Composite falling 2.7%, the Hong Kong Hang Seng dropping 1.1%, and Japan's Nikkei falling 2%. Meanwhile in Europe, the composite European Stoxx 600 fell 1.7% at the open, while London's FTSE 100 dropped ...
Chief economist update: Equity markets struck by coronavirus
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JAN 2020
... the share market declines in the Asia Pacific time zone -- the MSCI Asia Pacific index (ex-Japan) dropped by 1.0%, the Nikkei-225 fell by 0.8%, the Shanghai composite gave up 1.5% and the Hang Seng index plunged by 2.0% -- in contagion fears. According ...
Chief economist update: A busy 2020 for Abe, BOJ
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 JAN 2020
... prospects or... To be fair, a look at Japan's latest indicators also shows conflicting signals. On the positive side, the Nikkei-225 index continues to rally. It gained 18.2% in 2019 and by 0.8% this year to date. The yen has depreciated by 4.1% ...
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