Nestle (Star)Bucks the Trend

  Market Scorecard Yesterday was an interesting day on the market. It started off slightly higher, then mid-morning the number of red stocks started outnumbering the green; Naspers was down 3%. That was the case till about 14:30 when our market started to pick up, swinging from red to green. Then at 16:30 when the … Continue reading Nestle (Star)Bucks the Trend

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Sleepless in Seattle

  Market Scorecard It was a quiet and rather non eventful day yesterday. As expected the ECB left rates at 0.25%, and also as expected, the US Senate couldn't reach an agreement that would re-open the government. In the UK, the rumours are that May's political allies, Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist party, has decided to … Continue reading Sleepless in Seattle

Turn Down For Watch

  Market Scorecard Yesterday Brent Crude broke above $80 a barrel for the first time since 2014; mostly due to supply-side constraints, think Iranian sanctions and a failing Venezuela. Looking to Washington, where a Chinese delegation is meeting with US representatives, the rumour is that China has offered President Donald Trump a $200 billion reduction … Continue reading Turn Down For Watch