TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 12/23 – 12/29

Friday 12/27

Hang Seng Index closes at five-month high, goes past psychologically important 28,000-point level – live – scmp

How Does The S&P500 Perform After Years With A 25% Return – Zerohedge
CEO Of Chinese Bank Sentenced To Death For Stealing $100 Million – Zerohedge
EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks lifted by trade optimism; Russian rouble outperforms – Reuters
Deepening negative rates would do more harm than good: ex-BoJ deputy governor Mutoh – Reuters
Asian shares hit 18-month top in festive cheer; oil, gold hold gains – Reuters
Japan’s output, retail sales fall, signaling economic strains – Reuters
The 20 Best-Performing Stocks Of The Decade – Zerohedge



Tuesday 12/24

Gold hits six-week high as traders look for Santa Rally – business live – guardian
Hang Seng Index ends shortened trading session on losing note – cn business live – scmp


Negative Rates & The Destruction Of Money: Sweden Ends Its Experiment – Zerohedge


Monday 12/23

Trade wars: China slashes tariffs on 850 products – business live – guardian
Hang Seng Index ends morning session higher on gains in China Construction Bank – live -scmp

Morgan Stanley Sees Melt-Up Lasting Until April, After Which Markets Will “Confront World With No Fed Support” – Zerohedge
Wells Fargo Set for Political Trouble Through 2020, Cowen Warns – Bloomberg
$5.6 Trillion Fund Manager Warns Stocks Face “Significant” Risk Of Double-Digit Pullback In 2020 – Zerohedge
Two Giant Distressed Funds Gate Clients From Withdrawing Money  – Zerohedge
As stock indexes hit record heights, Guggenheim’s Minerd says we’re near a ‘Minsky moment’ and ‘silly season in risk assets’ – Marketwatch
Disruptive decade: Ten things the teen years brought world markets – Reuters
Monday Morning Memo: European Fund-Flow Trends, November 2019 – lipperalpha
Lie Of The Day: Going 100% Green Will Pay For Itself In 7 Years – Zerohedge

Goldman sees one of its portfolios for clients tripling the return of the market next year – cnbc
US Durables Goods Orders Unexpectedly Plunge In November As Boeing Backlash Hits – Zerohedge
Repo is Wall Street’s big year-end worry. Why? – Reuters
Stocks are repeating an extremely bullish pattern – yahoofinance
Asian shares near 18-month high, bask in trade deal afterglow – Reuters
Bank of Italy chief defends regulator’s role in Bari bank crisis – Reuters
China vows more private access to oil, telecom, power markets – Marketwatch
The Yankees are coming! U.S. firms rush to euro debt markets – Reuters
China reportedly will lower tariffs on hundreds of products in 2020 – Marketwatch
Robert Shiller: A Trump effect could drive the record market rally through 2020 – cnbc
Lessons from the China-US trade truce – bruegel