10 Nov, 2016
Donald Trump's shock US presidential win triggered a tumultuous day's trading on global markets, with London's top flight sinking more than 2 per cent before rebounding into positive terri...
01 Jul, 2015
STOCK markets across Europe staged a surprise bounce back today despite Greece becoming the first developed nation to default on an IMF loan.
30 Jan, 2018
THE very forces of gravity that keep us from floating up into the murky winter sky seem to inform our market beliefs too.
24 Jun, 2016
World financial markets have been rocked by the UK's vote to leave the European Union, with stock markets and oil prices crashing and the pound hitting its lowest level in three decades.
27 Oct, 2015
LAST week was the anniversary of the worst one day crash in the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s (DJIA) history.
21 Feb, 2017
THERE'S an eerie calm about financial markets at present.
16 Jul, 2015
EUROPEAN stock markets lifted as investors cheered last night's vote by Greek lawmakers backing the country's latest bailout to rescue the country from financial ruin.
05 Jan, 2016
SHANGHAI'S stock index plunged nearly 7 per cent yesterday, sparking a halt in trading of Chinese shares, after weak manufacturing data and Middle East tensions weighed on Asian markets.
19 Jan, 2016
WE certainly can't say January has been a calm and quiet month, because from an economics perspective we've seen a further crash in oil prices, foreign exchange volatility and turbulent global stock m...
27 Nov, 2017
SOME weeks back we talked about how stock markets are born on pessimism, grow on scepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria.