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US equities finished the week on a positive note as news of a potential deal between Republicans and Democrats regarding the US debt ceiling filtered through to markets, writes Ian Slattery.
Last week saw choppy trading in the US as investor sentiment was uncertain over the economic outlook, writes Ian Slattery.
Last week saw somewhat of a puzzling week for investors with interest rates raised by 25 basis points, writes Ian Slattery.
The busiest week of Q1 earnings season saw technology companies post better than expected reports for the first quarter of 2023, writes Ian Slattery.
Last week saw US equities down slightly, returning -1.0% in euro terms on the back of mixed corporate earnings reports, writes Ian Slattery.
The Q1 earnings season began with some positive surprises for investors last week as US financial companies appeared to beat expectations despite taking a hammering last month, writes Ian Slattery.
Last week saw US stocks end down slightly in a holiday shortened week. Treasury yields dipped lower after weak economic data was released throughout the period, writes Ian Slattery.
Last week saw the Federal Reserve move forward with a quarter-point (0.25%) interest rate rise, despite speculation that recent instability in the banking sector would cause the Fed to pull back on its current policy trajectory, writes Ian Slattery.
US equities had an uneasy week amid speculation about global banking stability. Despite this, the US Index produced gains for investors returning 1.9% in euro terms, writes Ian Slattery.
Last week saw a choppy period for US equities as the tech-orientated and California-based Silicon Valley Bank went into receivership, writes Ian Slattery.