TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 03/26 – 04/01

Thursday 03/29

Business Live – guardian

Gold Forges Its Best Run Since 2011 – Bloomberg
ECB’s Knot Urges QE End to Help Wean World Economy Off Stimulus – Bloomberg
FAANG stocks are ‘a dead trade’ for the next several months – businessinsider
Turkey’s Bill for Debt-Fueled Economic Growth Starts to Fall Due – Bloomberg
WESTPAC: The best of the ‘Euro boom’ is behind us – businessinsider
Clouds Gathering Above European Stocks After Dismal Quarter – Bloomberg
Warren Buffett Is Now America’s No. 2 Real Estate Broker – Bloomberg
Hedge funds’ favourite stocks are having a brutal month – businessinsider
Vietnam’s Economy Expands More Than 7% in First Quarter – Bloomberg
Iron ore tumbles into a bear market – businessinsider
German Joblessness Hits Record Low as Firms Push Capacity Limits – Bloomberg
Ethereum hits a new 2018 low as cryptocurrencies dive – businessinsider
China’s shadowy debt problem leaves local governments perilously exposed to a property downturn, NAB says – businessinsider
Saudi Arabia is about to join an exclusive global club, and its stock market is surging – businessinsider



Wednesday 03/28

Markets nervous after tech shakeout and ahead of US GDP – business live – guardian
Stocks Decline After Latest Tech Rout; Yen Slips: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

“If We Build It…?” – Wholesale Inventories Surge Most In 5 Years – Zerohedge
U.S. trade deficit in goods widens slightly in February – Marketwatch
Final reading on US Q4 GDP is up 2.9%, vs 2.7% growth expected – cnbc
US Financial sector poised for worst month since January 2016 – Marketwatch
The Lesson From Stock Corrections Past? 200 Days of Pain – Bloomberg
Disgruntled Stock Bulls Find Comfort in India Profit Revival – Bloomberg
Bull Market Not Out of the Woods From Trade Woes, Bob Doll Warns – Bloomberg
The Town on the Front Lines of Germany’s Battle to Preserve its Industrial Future – Bloomberg
China Beige Book Shows Economy May Be Losing Steam – Bloomberg
Why the next US recession appears a long way off, in one chart – businessinsider
Libor’s Ascent Is New Culprit for Hedged Treasury Yields Near 0% – Bloomberg
Global bonds soared overnight after equities ‘took it in the neck’ – businessinsider


Tuesday 03/27

Business Live – guardian
Stocks Rebound on Trade Hopes; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Moody’s downgrades Tesla credit rating on Model 3 production delays – cnbc
Markets are on ‘collision course for disaster,’ says Guggenheim’s Minerd – Marketwatch

Why Large European Bank Mergers Still Face Hurdles: QuickTake – Bloomberg
How The ECB Helped A Tiny Latvian Bank Become A Haven For Drug Barons, Oligarchs, & North Korea – Zerohedge
Japanese Commercial Land Prices Increase by Most in a Decade – Bloomberg
Riskiest Bank Debt Could Spark Market Turmoil, Bundesbank Says – Bloomberg
China Industrial Profits Decelerated on Slower Factory Inflation – Bloomberg
Dollar aims for first gain in 3 sessions as trade-war worries abate – Marketwatch
Global Copper Stocks Are Rising at a Record Rate as Demand Lags – Bloomberg
Euro-Area Economic Confidence Extends Slide Into Third Month – Bloomberg

U.S. Pushes China on Cars and Finance in Tariff Talks – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
ECB could still yet extend its massive bond-buying program, key policymaker says – cnbc
Ethereum plunges to its lowest price of 2018 – businessinsider
China’s household finances look stretched versus most emerging markets – Fitch – Reuters
Hedge Fund Finds Trade War Safe Haven in Southern Europe Stocks – Bloomberg
GSK buys out Novartis in $13 billion consumer healthcare shake-up – Reuters
‘PetroYuan’ Futures Launch With A Bang, Volume Dominates Brent As Big Traders Step In – Zerohedge
Last week was ‘the most significant and dangerous week of geopolitics’ in 20 years – businessinsider


Monday 03/26

Markets edge higher on hopes US and China can resolve Trump tariff row – business live – guardian
Trade-War Angst Cools for Now, Lifting Futures: Taking Stock – Bloomberg

Trump’s Trade War Is Derailing Copper Rally That He Kickstarted – Bloomberg
India Bonds Surge Most Since 2013 as Modi Surprises on Borrowing – Bloomberg
Greece could create new market shocks as banks face critical test – cnbc 
Investors Bullish on Saudi Stocks as Key FTSE Decision Awaited – Bloomberg
America’s Libor Replacement Is Ready for Its Debut – Bloomberg

Remington files for bankruptcy amid ‘Trump slump’ in gun sales – businessinsider
Quants’ Footprint in Tech Hit Record Just as Selloff Accelerated – Bloomberg
The US and China are in talks to try to avoid a trade war – cnn

Buying the yen to protect against a trade war is ‘pretty peculiar,’ wealth manager says – cnbc
IMF’s Lagarde Urges Euro Powers to Build Unified Capital Market – Bloomberg
Battered by Great Recession, underfunded public pensions to persist – Reuters
A ‘more severe’ correction is coming, Allianz CEO predicts – cnbc
Europe’s Bond Rally Set to Extend Into April on Debt Repayments – Bloomberg
U.S. Recession May Come Just in Time for Trump’s Re-Election Bid – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Key Events This Week: Keep A Close Eye On The Flood In The Bond Market – Ζerohedge
China’s Oil Contract to Rival WTI and Brent Starts Trading – Bloomberg
China aims to shake up oil-futures market with own contract – Μarketwatch

Chinese Oil Contract to Rival U.S. WTI and U.K.’s Brent Is Born – Bloomberg
Scandal Clouds Abe Chances of Changing Japan’s Constitution – Bloomberg
Deutsche: “We Are Entering An Environment Where Everything Wants To Sell Off” – Zerohedge
China’s Push for Tech Self-Sufficiency Threatens Asia’s Exporters – Bloomberg
Bond Traders Face Gut-Check in Record $300 Billion U.S. Auctions – Bloomberg

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