Daily Archive: December 29, 2017

Dec
29

Global stocks ending bumper year on a high

FTSE All-World index gains most since 2009 as economic activity accelerates

Dec
29

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for 12.29.17

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 29th, 2017 Positives: 1. Stocks end the year strong, with the S&P 500 gaining 20%. 2. October Case-Shiller home price index rose 0.7% m/o/m and 6.4% y/o/y, both higher than expected. 3. Chicago PMI rose from 63.9 to 67.6, above the 62.5 expected. Negatives: 1. Consumer confidence fell…

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Dec
29

The Year Ahead

click for interactive explainer of what might happen in 2018 Source: Bloomberg QuickTake

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Dec
29

Global markets end on record high after adding $9tn in 2017

Brexit talks progress and Trump tax cuts fuel boom as even fears of war in North Korea, upheaval in Europe and bitcoin bubble fail to dampen spirits

Global stock markets have ended 2017 on record highs, gaining $9tn (£6.7tn) in value over the year due to a strong worldwide economy, President Donald Trump’s tax cuts and central banks’ go-slow approach to easing financial support.

The FTSE 100 hit a new peak in London, with an all-time closing

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Dec
29

South Korea claims ship seizure as Trump denounces oil flows to Pyongyang

US president warns of action after Beijing ‘caught red-handed’ allowing shipments

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